Definition of affined in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈfʌɪnd/


Related or connected.
Example sentences
  • These findings were largely confirmed for OAS-TL in the plant cysteine synthase complex, where SAT became more affined to its substrates and OAS-TL almost inactivated in the complex, causing OAS to leave the complex.
  • On the other hand, resources of a species affined to Acorum calamus L. have been discovered.
  • The Malabar forms are closely affined to Malay types as a rule, although some are peculiar.


Late 16th century: from Latin affinis 'related' (see affinity) + -ed1.

Words that rhyme with affined

behind, bind, blind, find, hind, humankind, interwind, kind, mankind, mind, nonaligned, resigned, rind, unaligned, unassigned, unconfined, undefined, undersigned, undesigned, unlined, unrefined, unsigned, wynd

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