Part of speech:
Related in origin, as certain words in genetically related languages descended from the same ancestral root; for example, English name and Latin nōmen from Indo-European *nō̆-men-.
Similar or equivalent:
Closely related by kinship or association; intimate:
The definition of kindred is used to describe people or things that are similar or related to each other.
(Mathematics) Of geometrical figures including triangles, squares, ellipses, arcs and more complex figures, having the same shape but possibly different size, rotational orientation, and position; in particular, having corresponding angles equal and corresponding line segments proportional; such that one can be had from the other using a sequence of operations of rotation, translation and scaling.
Having close resemblance; similar:
The definition of related is being associated with.
(Linguistics) Having a similar semantic meaning.
Accurate; careful; precise; also, attentive; undeviating; strict.
(Medicine) Capable of being grafted, transfused, or transplanted from one individual to another without rejection:
Suited to one's needs or disposition; agreeable
Related to a matter at hand, especially to a subject under discussion.
Having almost or exactly the same qualities, characteristics, etc.; similar; equal
Originating at the same time; related.
Of the same lineage or origin; having a common ancestor.
Related genetically or in the same family.
related by blood
Similar or alike in such a way as to permit the drawing of an analogy.
Of, or having the nature of, a synonym; equivalent or similar in meaning
Find another word for akin. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for akin, like: cognate, comparable, near, kindred, affiliated, similar, alike, related, (used after the noun) consanguineous, agnate and allied.