something/anything of the kind

Definition of something/anything of the kind

  1. :  something like the person or thing mentioned I'd like to go to a movie or a concert, or something of the kind. —often used in negative statements He said I hung up on him, but I never did anything of the kind! This technology is completely new. I've never seen anything of the kind before.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

  1. :  any thing whatever :  any such thing

  1. :  at all

  1. :  a group united by common traits or interests :  category

    :  a specific or recognized variety

    :  a doubtful or barely admissible member of a category

  1. :  of a sympathetic or helpful nature

    :  of a forbearing nature :  gentle

    :  arising from or characterized by sympathy or forbearance

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