Definitions for kind

Definitions for (noun) kind

Main entry: form, kind, sort, variety

Definition: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

Usage: sculpture is a form of art; what kinds of desserts are there?

Definitions for (adj) kind

Main entry: kind, tolerant

Definition: tolerant and forgiving under provocation

Usage: our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

Main entry: kind, genial

Definition: agreeable, conducive to comfort

Usage: a dry climate kind to asthmatics; the genial sunshine; hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet

Main entry: kind

Definition: having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior

Usage: kind to sick patients; a kind master; kind words showing understanding and sympathy; thanked her for her kind letter

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