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kinds, plural;
  1. Having or showing a friendly, generous, and considerate nature
    • - she was a good, kind woman
    • - he was very kind to me
  2. Used in a polite request
    • - would you be kind enough to repeat what you said?
  3. (of a consumer product) Gentle on (a part of the body)
    • - look for rollers that are kind to hair
  4. Affectionate; loving

  1. A group of people or things having similar characteristics
    • - all kinds of music
    • - a new kind of education
    • - more data of this kind would be valuable
  2. Character; nature
    • - the trials were different in kind from any that preceded them
    • - true to kind
  3. Each of the elements (bread and wine) of the Eucharist
    • - communion in both kinds

  1. a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
  2. having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
  3. agreeable, conducive to comfort; "a dry climate kind to asthmatics"; "the genial sunshine";"hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"
  4. tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
  5. (kindly) in a kind manner or out of kindness; "He spoke kindly to the boy"; "she kindly overlooked the mistake"
  6. (kindly) charitable: showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
  7. (kindness) the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
  8. In the area of mathematical logic and computer science known as type theory, a kind is the type of a type constructor or, less commonly, the type of a higher-order type operator. ...
  9. Kinding is a municipality in the district of Eichstätt in Bavaria in Germany.
  10. Kindness is the act or the state of being kind —ie. marked by goodness and charitable behaviour, mild disposition, pleasantness, tenderness and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions (see ethics in religion).
  11. A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together; A makeshift or otherwise atypical specimen; One's inherent nature; character, natural disposition; Affectionate, showing benevolence; Favorable; mild, gentle, forgiving
  12. (Kindness) (1) loving people more than they deserve. (2) a brief preface to ten volumes of exaction.
  13. (Kindness) ARM: voluntarily being nice and helpful to those one values. SCM: forcing strangers to be nice and helpful to other strangers, especially if disliked. See "Compassion."
  14. (Kindness) Jeff runs a bake sale and needs someone to help him; Jeff uses kindness to get to Mac; Ray makes a newspaper, but prints lies.
  15. (Kindness) PAC contributes to community and charitable projects.
  16. (Kindness) What happens when you are refreshed by joy. Humility: the state you live in when you are loved and love.
  17. (kindness) good intentions, consideration, helpfulness, indulgence, courtesy, thoughtfulness, altruism, graciousness
  18. Kindness is showing you care, doing some good to make life better for others. Be thoughtful about people's needs. Show love and compassion to someone who is sad or needs your help. When you are tempted to be cruel, to criticize or tease, decide to be kind instead.
  19. (a.k.a. kind bud or simply kb) refers to sinsemilla (from Spanish, meaning without seed) marijuana, i.e. unpollinated female marijuana plants. ...
  20. glæd; liþe; milde; monðwære
  21. sort  are singular words which may be modified by that or this.
  22. (or literary kind): A literary genre which has a distinctive collection of external features.
  23. Informally, a group of individuals that share some set of distinguished characteristics. More formally, kinds are properties typically expressed by common nouns such as ‘employee’, ‘machine’, and ‘lathe’.
  24. thoughtful and caring: "My neighbour is kind – she looked after my cat when I was on holiday."
  25. Indianapolis International Airport