1. [ noun ] a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
Synonyms: affinity

: "found a natural affinity with the immigrants" "felt a deep kinship with the other students" "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"

Related terms: relation sympathy rapport
2. [ noun ] state of relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
Synonyms: relationship family_relationship
Related terms: relation brotherhood motherhood consanguinity affinity parentage fatherhood sisterhood descent marital_bed affinity
Similar spelling:   kingship