Akin - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈkɪn|  American pronunciation of the word akin
Brit.  |əˈkɪn|  British pronunciation of the word akin

adjective

- similar in quality or character(syn: kindred)

a feeling akin to terror

- related by blood (syn: blood-related, cognate, consanguine, consanguineal, consanguineous, kin)

Examples

The two languages are closely akin.

...foxes are closely akin to dogs...

He was of noble birth, and even akin to the royal family.

Something akin to panic overwhelmed him.

They were ethnically akin to the primitive population of Rome.

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