kindred
I noun ancestor, ancestral relation, blood relations, blood relatives, brethren, clan, clansmen, cognati, consanguine'i, descendant, family, folk, kin, kinsfolk, kinsmen, kinspeople, lineage, necessarii, next of kin, relation by birth, relation by blood, relation by consanguinity, relations, relatives, stock associated concepts: collateral kindred, degree of kindred II index affiliation (bloodline), affinity (family ties), akin (related by blood), allied, analogous, blood, comparable (capable of comparison), consanguineous, family (common ancestry), house, interrelated, next of kin, propinquity (kinship), related, relation (kinship), relative (relevant), relative, similar

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


kindred
Under some state's probate laws, all relatives of a deceased person.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • Kindred — may refer to: *A group of related persons, see Kinship. * Kindred is an episode of the NBC television series Heroes *The novel by Octavia Butler, see Kindred (novel). *The Kindred, vampires from a fantasy role playing game, see . *Kindred… …   Wikipedia

  • Kindred — Kin dred, a. Related; congenial; of the like nature or properties; as, kindred souls; kindred skies; kindred propositions. [1913 Webster] True to the kindred points of heaven and home. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kindred — Kin dred, n. [OE. kinrede, kynrede, kunreden (with excrescent d), fr. AS. cynn kin, race + the termination r[=ae]den, akin to AS. r[=ae]dan to advise, G. rathen. Cf. {Hatred}.] 1. Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kindred — Kindred, ND U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 614 Housing Units (2000): 267 Land area (2000): 0.997934 sq. miles (2.584637 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.997934 sq. miles (2.584637… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kindred, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 614 Housing Units (2000): 267 Land area (2000): 0.997934 sq. miles (2.584637 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.997934 sq. miles (2.584637 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • kindred — [adj] corresponding, matching affiliated, agnate, akin, alike, allied, analogous, cognate, congeneric, congenial, connate, connatural, consanguine, germane, homogeneous, incident, kin, likable, parallel, related, similar; concept 563 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • kindred — [kin′drid] n. [with intrusive d < ME kinreden < OE cynn,KIN + ræden, state, condition, akin to rædan,READ1] 1. Archaic kinship 2. family or relatives; kin; kinfolk adj. 1. Archaic related by birth or common origin …   English World dictionary

  • kindred — (n.) c.1200, kinraden, compound of KIN (Cf. kin) (q.v.) + rede, from O.E. ræden condition, rule, related to rædan to advise, rule (see READ (Cf. read)). With intrusive d (17c.) probably for phonetic reasons (Cf. thunder) but perhaps encouraged by …   Etymology dictionary

  • kindred — *related, cognate, allied, affiliated Antonyms: alien …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • kindred — ► NOUN 1) (treated as pl. ) one s family and relations. 2) relationship by blood. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ similar in kind; related. ORIGIN Old English, from KIN(Cf. ↑kin) …   English terms dictionary

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