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akin (adj.)

1550s, "related by blood," contraction of of kin; see a- (1) + kin (n.). Figuratively, "allied by nature," from 1630s.

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Definitions of akin

akin (adj.)
similar in quality or character;
a feeling akin to terror
Synonyms: kindred
akin (adj.)
related by blood;
Synonyms: blood-related / cognate / consanguine / consanguineous / consanguineal / kin
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