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 kind kind

adj

  • ( ) having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior  ( kind )
    having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
     kind to sick patients
    kind to sick patients
     a kind master
    a kind master
     kind words showing understanding and sympathy
    kind words showing understanding and sympathy
     thanked her for her kind letter
    thanked her for her kind letter
  • noun

  • ( ) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality  ( form, kind, sort, variety )
    a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
     sculpture is a form of art
    sculpture is a form of art
     what kinds of desserts are there?
    what kinds of desserts are there?
  • adj

  • tolerant and forgiving under provocation  ( kind, tolerant )
    tolerant and forgiving under provocation
     our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke
    our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke
  • agreeable, conducive to comfort  ( genial, kind )
    agreeable, conducive to comfort
     a dry climate kind to asthmatics
    a dry climate kind to asthmatics
     the genial sunshine
    the genial sunshine
     hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet
    hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet


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