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 Dictionary entry overview: What does akin mean? 

AKIN (adjective)
  The adjective AKIN has 2 senses:

1. similar or related in quality or character
2. related by blood

  Familiarity information: AKIN used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

AKIN (adjective)

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Similar or related in quality or character


akin; kindred; related

Context examples:

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


similar (marked by correspondence or resemblance)

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Related by blood


consanguineous; blood-related; kin; consanguine; consanguineal; akin; cognate


related (connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage)

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