1. akin

adjective. ['əˈkɪn, ˈeɪkɪn'] similar in quality or character.


  • kindred


  • unalike
  • dissimilitude

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Rhymes with Akin

  • shaykin
  • daikin
  • chaikin
  • aiken
  • aickin

How do you pronounce akin?

Pronounce akin as ˈeɪkɪn.

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Sentences with akin

1. Adjective
This is akin to the temperature probe that you place in meat and poultry while cooking in your oven.

Quotes about akin

1. Very different from eros is philia, a serene love much more akin to friendship, with its reciprocal kindnesses. You love each other for the happy experiences and pleasures you share.
- Francois Lelord

2. To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
- Yann Martel, Life of Pi

3. I had just heard tales that the Valkyrie were large warriors, akin to Amazons.”“If you’re the sole survivor of an army attacked by us, are you going to say we had our asses handed to us by petite, nubile females, or by she-monsters who can bench Buicks?
- Kresley Cole, No Rest for the Wicked

2. akin

adjective. ['əˈkɪn, ˈeɪkɪn'] related by blood.


  • consanguineous
  • related
  • cognate
  • consanguine
  • blood-related
  • consanguineal


  • lineal
  • collateral
  • dissimilarity
  • different