HyperDic: kind

English > 4 senses of the word kind:
NOUNcognitionkind, sort, form, varietya category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
ADJECTIVEallkindhaving or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature
allkind, genialagreeable, conducive to comfort / comfort
allkind, toleranttolerant and forgiving under provocation
kind > pronunciation
Soundskay'nd
Rhymesaffined ... wind: 39 rhymes with aynd...
English > kind: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior / behavior.
Examples
  • "kind to sick patients"
  • "a kind master"
  • "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"
  • "thanked her for her kind letter"
Attribute ofkindnessThe quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
Narrowerbenignkindness / kindness of disposition or manner
benignant, graciousCharacterized by kindness / kindness and warm / warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-heartedshowing or motivated by sympathy / sympathy and understanding and generosity / generosity
gentleHaving or showing a kindly or tender nature
kindhearted, kind-heartedHaving or proceeding from an innately kind disposition
See alsoaccommodating, accommodativehelpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
beneficentdoing or producing good
benign, benignantPleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
considerateshowing concern for the rights and feelings of others
good-naturedHaving an easygoing and cheerful disposition
mercifulshowing or giving mercy
softCompassionate and kind
sympatheticExpressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy / sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings
Oppositeunkindlacking kindness
Spanishafectuoso, amable, bondadoso, simpático
Nounskindnessa kind act
kindnessthe quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
Adverbskindlyin a kind manner or out of kindness
English > kind: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningagreeable, conducive to comfort / comfort.
Examples
  • "a dry climate kind to asthmatics"
  • "hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"
Synonymgenial
BroaderhospitableFavorable to life and growth
Spanishbeneficioso
Catalanbeneficiós
English > kind: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningtolerant and forgiving under provocation.
Example"our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
Synonymtolerant
BroaderforgivingInclined or able to forgive and show mercy
Spanishamable, indulgente, tolerante
Nounskindnesstendency to be kind and forgiving
English > kind: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality.
Example "what kinds of desserts are there?"
Synonymssort, form, variety
NarrowerantitypeAn opposite or contrasting type
art form(architecture) a form of artistic expression / expression (such as writing or painting or architecture)
brand, makeA recognizable kind
color, colour(physics) the characteristic / characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
descriptionsort or variety
flavor, flavour(physics) the six kinds of quarks
genreA kind of literary or artistic work
genusA general kind of something
like, ilkA kind of person
like, the like, the likes ofA similar kind
mannerA kind
modelA type of product
speciesA specific kind of something
stripeA kind or category
styleA particular kind (as to appearance)
typeA subdivision of a particular kind of thing
BroadercategoryA general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme
Spanishclase, especie, forma, género, tipo
Catalanclasse, espècie, forma, mena, tipus

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