Affined Af*fined", a. [OF. afin['e] related, p. p., fr. LL. affinare to join, fr. L. affinis neighboring, related to; ad + finis boundary, limit.] Joined in affinity or by any tie. [Obs.] ``All affined and kin.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • affined — index cognate, correlative, related Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • affined — [ə fīnd′, afīnd′] adj. [< Fr affiné, related: see AFFINITY] 1. joined or connected in some way; related 2. Obs. under obligation; bound …   English World dictionary

  • affined — connected connected adj. 1. p. p. of {connect}. [Narrower terms: {abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(prenominal), conterminous, coterminous, contiguous}] [Narrower terms: {adjunctive}] [Narrower terms: {affined}] [Narrower terms:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affined — adjective Date: 1597 1. joined in a close relationship ; connected 2. bound by obligation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • affined — /euh fuynd /, adj. 1. closely related or connected. 2. bound; obligated. [1590 1600; AFFINE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • affined — adj. closely connected or related; bound, obligated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affined — adjective archaic related or connected. Origin C16: from L. affinis (see affinity) + ed1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • affined — af·fined …   English syllables

  • affined — af•fined [[t]əˈfaɪnd[/t]] adj. 1) closely related or connected 2) bound; obligated • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • affined — /əˈfaɪnd/ (say uh fuynd) adjective 1. related; connected. 2. Obsolete bound. {French affiné related + ed2} …   Australian English dictionary

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