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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How to use in-kind in a sentence
The tracker focuses on three specific forms of support: financing, health-care personnel, and in-kind contributions.
Nuclear weapons could prove the only way for it to retaliate in-kind, and nobody wants that.
Student-athletes get those generous amounts in direct, in-kind compensation.
And the latter has a certain pleasing economic logic to it: why not give people cash instead of an in-kind benefit?Why Not Make Social Security Benefits Even More Generous | Megan McArdle | March 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Counts four and five related to money, travel expenses, and other in-kind gifts given by the late Fred Baron.John Edwards Verdict: Why Johnny Walked on a Mistrial | Diane Dimond | May 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
So the supplies gathered by the tax-in-kind law could not be moved.
The state wanted a Confederate law passed to authorize receipts for supplies to be given as part of the tax-in-kind.
To collect the tax-in-kind required an army of tithe gatherers and afforded fine opportunities of escape from military service.
Alabama, with Georgia and North Carolina, furnished two-thirds of the tax-in-kind.
Yet when they were able to pay the tax-in-kind, they, at times, almost rebelled against it.
Other Idioms and Phrases with in-kind
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]
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