OTHER WORDS FOR kind
Origin of kind1
synonym study for kind
Other definitions for kind (2 of 2)
- the nature, or natural disposition or character.
- manner; form.
Origin of kind2
usage note for kind
Kind (or sort ) of as an adverbial modifier meaning “somewhat” occurs in informal speech and writing: Sales have been kind (or sort ) of slow these last few weeks.
How to use kind in a sentence
As my marriage to Mark ends, I believe him to be one of the kindest, most generous and loyal human beings on earth.
Donatella Versace, I've heard she's the sweetest, nicest, kindest person in the entire world.Rihanna Goes Gray; Donatella Versace Inspires 'Only God Forgives' Character|The Fashion Beast Team|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her publicist described her as “the sweetest, kindest, just angelic soul” who was “continuously breaking the model stereotype.”Blade Runner’s Beauty Queen: Who Was Reeva Steenkamp?|Lizzie Crocker|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Few companies are ever left for dead—even those for whom a dignified funeral might be the kindest gesture.
“The Duggars are some of the kindest-hearted people,” Gil Bates (patriarch of the Bates family) said.Duggar Says Overpopulation Is a Lie & More Controversies|Melissa Leon|March 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I believe he would be the kindest husband ever woman had, and so I am content to give my life into his keeping.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He went to his room and wrote to Hilda at once, the kindest, simplest of letters, but conveying a definitely negative note.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
I beg you would present my kindest wishes and compliments to Mrs. Eliot and the rest of your family.
He removed me to his own house, where both himself and his wife treated me with the kindest attention.The Adopted Daughter|Elizabeth Sandham
He would go and explain the source of his trouble to Mr Rose, his oldest, his kindest, his wisest friend.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for kind (1 of 2)
Word Origin for kind
British Dictionary definitions for kind (2 of 2)
- (of payment) in goods or produce rather than in money
- with something of the same sortto return an insult in kind
- (adverb) somewhat; ratherkind of tired
- (sentence substitute) used to express reservation or qualified assentI figured it out. Kind of
Word Origin for kind
usage for kind
Other Idioms and Phrases with kind
In addition to the idiom beginning with kind
- kind of
- all kinds of
- in kind
- nothing of the kind
- of a kind
- two of a kind