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Meaning of KINSHIP

Pronunciation:  'kinship

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character; "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"
  2. [n]  state of relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption

KINSHIP is a 7 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: affinity, family relationship, relationship
 See Also: birth, blood kinship, brotherhood, cognation, consanguinity, descent, fatherhood, filiation, kinship by marriage, line of descent, lineage, maternity, motherhood, parentage, paternity, phylogenetic relation, rapport, relation, resonance, sisterhood, sistership, sympathy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Kin"ship\, n.
Family relationship.

Thesaurus Terms
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