HyperDic: kinship

English > 2 senses of the word kinship:
NOUNrelationkinship, affinitya close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
relationkinship, family relationship, relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
kinship > pronunciation
Soundskih'nshih.p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > kinship: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningA close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character.
Examples
  • "felt a deep kinship with the other students"
  • "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"
Synonymaffinity
Narrowerrapport, resonanceA relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
sympathyA relation of affinity or harmony between people
BroaderrelationAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Spanishafinidad, relación
Catalanafinitat
English > kinship: 2 senses > noun 2, relation
Meaning(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption.
Synonymsfamily relationship, relationship
CategoryanthropologyThe social science that studies the origins / origins and social relationships of human beings
Narroweraffinity(anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption
affinity, phylogenetic relation(biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts
brotherhoodThe kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
consanguinity, blood kinship, cognation(anthropology) related by blood
descent, line of descent, lineage, filiationThe kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
fatherhood, paternityThe kinship relation between an offspring and the father
marital relationship, marital bedThe relationship between wife and husband
motherhood, maternityThe kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
parentage, birthThe kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
sisterhood, sistershipThe kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
BroaderrelationAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Spanishparentesco, parentezco, relación familiar, relación
Catalanparentesc, parentiu
Nounskingroup of people related by blood or marriage
kina person having kinship / kinship with another or others

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