akin (adj.)

  1. similar in quality or character; a feeling akin to terror; kindred souls; the amateur is closely related to the collector

    [ Syn: kindred ]

  2. related by blood

    [ Syn: blood-related , cognate , consanguine , consanguineous , consanguineal , kin ]

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