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I had to learn to do everything because I couldn't find another kindred soul. Now you see eighty people listed doing the same things I was doing by myself.
Ray Harryhausen

Meaning of "kindred" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KINDRED

Kinred, from kin + -red, from Old English rǣden rule, from rǣdan to rule.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KINDRED

kindred  [ˈkɪndrɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KINDRED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kindred can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES KINDRED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of kindred in the English dictionary

The first definition of kindred in the dictionary is having similar or common qualities, origin, etc. Other definition of kindred is related by blood or marriage. Kindred is also relationship by blood.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KINDRED


Alfred
ˈælfrɪd
arid
ˈærɪd
Eadred
ˈɛdrɪd
forehead
ˈfɒrɪd
grid
ɡrɪd
hatred
ˈheɪtrɪd
horrid
ˈhɒrɪd
hurried
ˈhʌrɪd
hybrid
ˈhaɪbrɪd
Madrid
məˈdrɪd
married
ˈmærɪd
Modred
ˈməʊdrɪd
rid
rɪd
sacred
ˈseɪkrɪd
scolopendrid
ˌskɒləˈpɛndrɪd
storied
ˈstɔːrɪd
torrid
ˈtɒrɪd
unmarried
ʌnˈmærɪd
varied
ˈvɛərɪd
worried
ˈwʌrɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KINDRED

kinder
kindergarten
kindergartener
kinderspiel
kindie
kindle
kindler
kindless
kindlessly
kindlier
kindliest
kindlily
kindliness
kindling
kindly
kindness
kindred spirit
kindredness
kindredship
kindy

WORDS THAT END LIKE KINDRED

adred
considered
covered
featured
five hundred
Four Hundred
hundred
inspired
miswandred
Mordred
ordered
powdered
preferred
prepared
red
registered
required
sponsored
tailored
the Four Hundred

Synonyms and antonyms of kindred in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «KINDRED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «kindred» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of kindred

Translation of «kindred» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KINDRED

Find out the translation of kindred to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of kindred from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «kindred» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

亲属
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parentela
570 millions of speakers

English

kindred
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आत्मीय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عشيرتك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

родственных
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parentela
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সজাতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

parenté
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Keluarga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verwandtschaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

親族
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

친족
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kulawarga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quan hệ thân tộc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இனத்தையும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नातेवाईक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

akraba
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

affine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krewnych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

споріднених
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

înrudit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συγγένειά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

familie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

släkt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slekt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kindred

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KINDRED»

The term «kindred» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.776 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KINDRED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kindred

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7 QUOTES WITH «KINDRED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word kindred.
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J. Carter Brown
I found that it wasn't so oddball to like music and poetry and visual arts, they're kindred spirits.
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Ray Harryhausen
I had to learn to do everything because I couldn't find another kindred soul. Now you see eighty people listed doing the same things I was doing by myself.
3
Ethan Hawke
The older I get, the more I realize how rare it is to meet a kindred spirit.
4
Richard Hyung-ki Joo
Aleksey and I have gathered together a bunch of kindred spirits who are also versatile musicians. We have a violinist who eats fire, another who is an acrobat, and a flutist who beats boxes. We hope in years to come to tour the U.S. with our 'League of X-traordinary musicians.'
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Jane Porter
Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
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Matthew Rhys
I feel comfortable here primarily because I think Los Angeles is made up of people who don't come from here, so you can find kindred spirits very easily. It's a town of gypsies.
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Isabel Yosito
May love's kindred treasure box fling your luminescent glove.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KINDRED»

Discover the use of kindred in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kindred and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Kindred
Like Dana and Kevin, the reader of Kindred may discover a closer kinship with the characters and events of the antebellum South than we often care to admit. And just as Dana feels compelled in the novel's epilogue to travel to contemporary ...
Octavia Butler, 2004
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Kindred
Dana, a black woman, finds herself repeatedly transported to the antebellum South, where she must make sure that Rufus, the plantation owner's son, survives to father Dana's ancestor.
Octavia E. Butler, 1988
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Kindred
On her 26th birthday, Dana and her husband are moving into their apartment when she starts to feel dizzy.
Octavia E. Butler, 2014
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Kindred
Spiritual warfare breaks out when the Archangel Raphael and the Devil deliver assignments to eighteen-year-old fraternal twins Miriam and Moses.
Tammar Stein, 2012
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Kindred: A Childhood Lost
Kindred is the startling portrait of a dysfunctional African-American family and the subsequent emotional trauma that plagues their adopted daughter.
F. Broxton, 2005
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Kindred Nature: Victorian and Edwardian Women Embrace the ...
"Centers on what a number of British Victorian and Edwardian women said and did in the name of nature -- what part they played in the cultural reconstruction of nature that transpired in the years just proceeding the publication of Darwin's ...
Barbara T. Gates, 1998
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Kindred Spirits: How the Remarkable Bond Between Humans and ...
A remarkable new synthesis of science and spirit, Kindred Spirits at last reveals the many ways our animal friends can help us lead happier, healthier, more fulfilling lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Allen M. Schoen, D.V.M., M.S., 2002
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Kindred: Immortals
The Kindred vampires are not like those of human folklore.
David Kammerer, 2010
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Kindred In Death
In 2060, Lieutenant Eve Dallas searches the backstreets of New York City for a dastardly and despicable criminal in the newest novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb.
J. D. Robb, 2009
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Kindred
Lewis Kindred, a Vietnam veteran cursed by the loss of his legs but blessed with the unearthly immortality of a vampire, senses the presence of others like himself, but unlike the rest of his kin, Kindred refuses to surrender the last of ...
John Gideon, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KINDRED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kindred is used in the context of the following news items.
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Australian Paralympic swimmer Ellie Cole wins gold at IPC World …
Sascha Kindred and Tully Kearney completed the gold rush on a night where GB won six medals. Britain have medal hopes in several events ... «PPP Focus.com, Jul 15»
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Kindred going for gold at Glasgow 2015
Kindred going for gold at Glasgow 2015. 17.07.2015. The British favourite will attempt to prove that he is still a force to be reckoned with in the men's 200m ... «International Paralymic Committee, Jul 15»
3
Analyst Price Target Update on Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND): The stock price is expected to reach $ 26.75 in the short term. The number of analysts agreeing with this ... «Insider Trading Report, Jul 15»
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Kindred Hospital Closes, Looking to Shift Employees to New Positions
We are confident that we will continue to serve the community through our other Kindred hospitals in Boston, Stoughton, and Peabody and our ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
5
Songwriter Series to strike kindred chords with pair of duos
Friction Farm is a modern folk duo consisting of husband and wife Aidan Quinn and Christine Stay. PHOTOS COURTESY OF SHARON ... «Edison Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Isabel Lucas Wears We Are Kindred Cape At Dalai Lama Global …
For the importanr occasion, the Austrialian beauty donned the down-under brand We Are Kindred's ultra chic Freya Fringed Cape in Porcelain. «Fashion & Style, Jul 15»
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Kindred Bbc Holdings Filing. Steve S Jang Filed Jul 14 SEC Form
The Alabama-based Kindred Bbc Holdings Llc released Form D about $285,000 offering. This is a new filing. The Limited Liability Company ... «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
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'Kindred Nations' exhibit in Chennai showcases 3 centuries of US …
Kindred Nations, a month-long photo exhibition showcasing the US-India relations over the past three centuries through historical images ... «The American Bazaar, Jul 15»
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Rudar stalwart Vlahović's kindred spirit - News - UEFA.com
"This is not just my club, this is my family," said Montenegrin league appearance record-holder Nedeljko Vlahović as he returns to UEFA ... «UEFA.com, Jul 15»
10
Stock Rating Update on Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND)
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) has been issued a 2.17 rating by the sell-side brokerage firms covering the stock. Basing the rating on a ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»

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