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Akin - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Akin' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Akin [ a.]
- Of the same kin; related by blood; -- used of persons; as, the two families are near akin.
- Allied by nature; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind.

Meaning of 'Akin' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . akin [ s]
Meaning (1):
- similar in quality or character
Example in sentence:
  • a feeling akin to terror;
  • kindred souls;
  • the amateur is closely related to the collector