Examples from the Web for akin
But Huckabee (akin to Elizabeth Warren on the left) is like an ice cream sundae.
Would that kind of publication be akin today to having a campaign blog or Twitter feed?
I can appreciate the perspective that my experience is akin to visiting a human zoo.Cocaine, Politicians and Wives: Inside the World’s Most Bizarre Prison|Jason Batansky|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Attending a Mile High event is akin to being abruptly thrown into an ongoing play and having to adjust your behavior accordingly.
But on the French left — riven by ideological splits from competing centuries — that job is akin to herding cats.This Scary-Smart New Minister of Economy Might Just Turn France Around|Tracy McNicoll|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This conception is akin to that of potential, except that it is given to us directly by our sense of heat.
Akin to this is fashionably slangy conversation concerning the latest thing in books, magazine articles, trivial plays.A Girl's Student Days and After|Jeannette Marks
For are we not, in some degree, akin to the angels, whose task it is to bring the guilty to a better mind?Scenes from a Courtesan's Life|Honore de Balzac
A man only understands what is akin to some things already in his mind.
Or that his nature, being such as we have delineated, is akin to the highest good?The Republic|Plato
British Dictionary definitions for akin
Word Origin and History for akin
1550s, from phrase of kin; see kin.