Examples from the Web for kindred
I learned some things from my younger self—the adventurous, kindred spirit.Shailene Woodley Opens Up About Coming of Age, ‘Divergent,’ and the Faults in Our World|Marlow Stern|January 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just me, my 95-year-old dad, and tens of thousands of our kindred spirits.Ole Miss Football Games Unite a Son and His Aging Father|Stuart Stevens|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Kramer and Billy are kindred spirits, but Kramer accuses Billy of being blinded by the seductions of capitalism.The Novel Fox News Doesn’t Want You to Read: Ernest Poole’s ‘The Harbor’|John Stoehr|August 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
An American boy found a kindred spirit in the king of England and was inspired to fight this disorder.Harvey Weinstein on Why He Re-Released The King's Speech PG-13|Harvey Weinstein|April 8, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Anyone who has put up with the fake rigors of celebrity (or has addiction problems) has got to find a kindred spirit here.
The kindred of Mrs. Washington alike share his solicitudes, paternal care, and constant kindness.Washington in Domestic Life|Richard Rush
The Dictator graciously expressed his confidence that he should find a kindred spirit in Mr. Sarrasin's brother.The Dictator|Justin McCarthy
I suggested her returning to her kindred or entering a convent.Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family|Elizabeth Rundle Charles
The moral side of the public speaker will include the development of character, sympathy, self-confidence and kindred qualities.Successful Methods of Public Speaking|Grenville Kleiser
It seemed that some great evil threatened his wife and kindred at home—an evil which he had no power to avert.Legends of Longdendale|Thomas Middleton
British Dictionary definitions for kindred
Word Origin for kindred
Word Origin and History for kindred
c.1200, kinraden, compound of kin (q.v.) + -rede, from Old English ræden "condition, rule," related to rædan "to advise, rule" (see read (v.)). With intrusive -d- (17c.) probably for phonetic reasons (cf. thunder) but perhaps encouraged by kind (n.). As an adjective, 1520s, from the noun.