Thesaurus

kindly

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of kindly

(Entry 1 of 2)

2 promoting or contributing to personal or social well-being
  • a vegetarian diet can be very kindly to a person hoping to lose a few pounds

Synonyms for kindly

Words Related to kindly

Near Antonyms for kindly

Antonyms for kindly

kindly

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of kindly (Entry 2 of 2)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About kindly

Time Traveler for kindly

Time Traveler

The first known use of kindly was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near kindly

kindlings

kindly

kindness

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Kindly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kindly. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on kindly

Nglish: Translation of kindly for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of kindly for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!