Akin
Akin A*kin", a. [Pref. a- (for of) + kin.] 1. Of the same kin; related by blood; -- used of persons; as, the two families are near akin. [1913 Webster]

2. Allied by nature; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind. ``A joy akin to rapture.'' --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

The literary character of the work is akin to its moral character. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster]

Note: This adjective is used only after the noun. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Akın — oder Akin ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Asım Akin (* 1940) türkischer Hochschullehrer und Autor Azra Akın (* 1981), türkisch niederländisches Model Cem Akın (* vor 1973), deutscher Darsteller Fatih Akın (* 1973), deutscher Regisseur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Akin — Akın oder Akin ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Azra Akın (* 1981), türkisch niederländisches Model Cem Akin (* vor 1973), deutscher Darsteller Fatih Akın (* 1973), deutscher Regisseur Filiz Akın (* 1943), türkische Schauspielerin Ibrahim …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Akin — is a surname, and may refer to: *Azra Akın, Turkish model and Miss World *Fatih Akın, Turkish film director *Gülten Akın, Turkish woman poet *Jimmy Akin, Catholic writer *Philip Akin, Canadian actor *Serhat Akın, Turkish footballer *Todd Akin,… …   Wikipedia

  • Akin — puede hacer referencia a: Fatih Akın, cineasta alemán. Jimmy Akin, escritor católico. Azra Akin, modelo y actriz turca. Akin Euba, compositor nigeriano. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si… …   Wikipedia Español

  • akin — akin; un·akin; …   English syllables

  • akin — I (germane) adjective affiliated, alike, allied, analogous, appertaining, applicable, apropos, associated, closely related, collateral, connected, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, interchangeable, like, linked, parallel, pertinent,… …   Law dictionary

  • akin — (adj.) 1550s, from phrase of kin; see KIN (Cf. kin) …   Etymology dictionary

  • akin — *like, alike, similar, analogous, comparable, parallel, uniform, identical Analogous words: *related, kindred, cognate, allied: corresponding, agreeing, harmonizing, according, conforming (see AGREE) Antonyms: alien Contrasted words: foreign,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • akin — [adj] related or connected affiliated, agnate, alike, allied, analogous, cognated, comparable, connate, consonant, corresponding, incident, kindred, like, parallel, similar; concepts 487,563,573 Ant. alien, disconnected, unconnected, unrelated …   New thesaurus

  • akin — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of similar character. 2) related by blood. ORIGIN contracted form of of kin …   English terms dictionary

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