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Definition 1: group of people related by blood or marriage - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for kindred in the sense of this definition

(kindred is a kind of ...) people sharing some social relation

(... is a kind of kindred ) twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob

(... is a kind of kindred ) a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object

(... is a kind of kindred ) successive generations of kin

(... is a kind of kindred ) your parents

"he wrote to his folks every day"

(... is a kind of kindred ) primary social group; parents and children

"he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"

(... is a kind of kindred ) (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)

"she invited the whole mishpocha"

(kindred is a member of ...) a person related by blood or marriage

"police are searching for relatives of the deceased" "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"

(kindred is a member of ...) a member of a clan

(kindred is a member of ...) someone who lives in a tribe

Definition 2: related by blood or marriage - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where kindred or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • kindred clans

(kindred is similar to ...) connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

Definition 3: similar in quality or character - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where kindred or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a feeling akin to terror
  • kindred souls
  • the amateur is closely related to the collector

Synonyms for kindred in the sense of this definition

(kindred is similar to ...) marked by correspondence or resemblance

"similar food at similar prices" "problems similar to mine" "they wore similar coats"

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