adjective \ə-ˈkin\

: similar or related

Full Definition of AKIN

:  related by blood :  descended from a common ancestor or prototype
:  essentially similar, related, or compatible <his interests are akin to mine>

Examples of AKIN

  1. The two languages are closely akin.
  2. <foxes are closely akin to dogs>

First Known Use of AKIN



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