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1kind/ˈkaɪnd/noun
pluralkinds
1kind
/ˈkaɪnd/
noun
pluralkinds
Learner's definition of KIND  
[count]
: a group of people or things that belong together or have some shared quality : a particular type or variety of person or thing

all kinds of

: a large number or variety of (things or people) : many
chiefly US, informal  : a large amount of (something) : plenty of (something)

in kind

: in a way that is equal or very similar to what someone else has done for you
business  : in goods or services rather than in money

kind of

informal
: to some small degree : somewhat

of a kind

— used to say that people or things are the same or are very similar

of the kind

: like the person or thing mentioned — often used in negative statements

one of a kind

: a person or thing that is not like any other person or thing
2kind/ˈkaɪnd/adjective
kinderkindest
2kind
/ˈkaɪnd/
adjective
kinderkindest
Learner's definition of KIND  
: having or showing a gentle nature and a desire to help others : wanting and liking to do good things and to bring happiness to others — often + to
— used to say that something does not cause harm, is not harsh or unpleasant, etc. — usually + to
— used to make a formal request
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