Definition of


  1. (adj, all) related by blood
  2. (adj, all) similar in quality or character
    kindred souls
    the amateur is closely related to the collector

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Akin

  1. 1550s, from phrase of kin; see kin. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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