Definition and Meanings for kind
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Part of Speech of kind
adjective, comparative, superlative, noun, transitive verb
Etymology of kind
Meaning of kind
as adjective, comparative, superlative
- characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native.
- having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial; sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart.
- showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining; benevolent; benignant; gracious.
- proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness, gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act.
- gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in harness.
as noun, adjective
- nature; natural instinct or disposition.
- race; genus; species; generic class; as, in mankind or humankind.
- sort; type; class; nature; style; character; fashion; manner; variety; description; as, there are several kinds of eloquence, of style, and of music; many kinds of government; various kinds of soil, etc.
as transitive verb
- to beget.