in-kind

[ in-kahynd ]
/ ˈɪnˌkaɪnd /

adjective

paid or given in goods, commodities, or services instead of money: in-kind welfare programs.
paying or returning something of the same kind as that received or offered.

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Idioms and Phrases with in-kind

in kind

1

With produce or commodities rather than money. For example, I edited Bob's book for payment in kind; he gave me voice lessons in exchange. [c. 1600]

2

In the same manner or with an equivalent, as in He returned the insult in kind. [Early 1700s]

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