Definición de kindred en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈkɪndrɪd/


[treated as plural]
1One’s family and relations.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Yet in all these instances family custom ensured some distribution of property to members of a property-owning kindred, and required the head of the family to make some provision for unfortunate kinsmen.
  • Members of an extended kindred tend to live in the same area or community, building their individual homes on jointly held family land.
  • In Scotland the role of the feudal lord was superimposed upon the more ancient status of chief of a clan or kindred.
family, relatives, relations, kin, family members, connections, kith and kin, one's own flesh and blood, clan, tribe, house, lineage
informal folks
dated people
1.1 [mass noun] Relationship by blood: ties of kindred
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Some researchers appear to think so, identifying a genealogical chart depicting bilateral kindred in descending order as illustrative of one of Sutton's cognatic descent groups.
  • We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence.
  • In this context ties of kindred were tightened by lordship rather than loosened.
kinship, family ties, being related, relationship, relatedness, blood relationship, ties of blood, consanguinity, common ancestry, common lineage


Similar in kind; related: books on kindred subjects
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This was no less than a call to the nations of the world to gather together and discuss a halt to the arms race, and kindred subjects.
  • For example, does the Internet, while connecting people with kindred interests, also facilitate social isolation and risk of depression?
  • The Pew Global Attitudes Survey that Walt cites reveals that poverty, global stewardship, AIDS, and kindred issues matter a great deal to people around the world.
related, allied, connected, closely connected/related, comparable, similar, like, alike, parallel, associated, corresponding, cognate, analogous, interconnected, affiliated


Middle English: from kin + -red (from Old English rǣden 'condition'), with insertion of -d- in the modern spelling through phonetic development (as in thunder).

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Saltos de línea: kin|dred

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