- kind - having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
Antonyms: unkind, cutting, edged, stinging, harsh, hurtful, unkindly, unsympathetic
- kind - liberal; "kind words of praise"
Antonyms: ungenerous, meanspirited (indirect, via generous)
- genial, kind - conducive to comfort; beneficial; "the genial sunshine"; "a kind climate"; "hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"
Antonym: malign (indirect, via benign)
- kind - expressing sympathy
Antonym: unsympathetic (indirect, via sympathetic)
- kind, merciful - characterized by mercy, and compassion; "compassionate toward disadvantaged people"; "kind to animals"; "a humane judge"
Antonym: inhumane (indirect, via humane)
- kind - agreeable; "a dry climate kind to asthmatics"
Antonym: inhospitable (indirect, via hospitable)
- kind - helpful to other people; "helping an old lady with her bundles was his kind deed for the day"
Antonym: unhelpful (indirect, via helpful)
- kind, tolerant - tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
Antonym: unforgiving (indirect, via forgiving)
- kind, thoughtful - showing consideration and anticipation of needs; "it was thoughtful of you to bring flowers"; "a neighbor showed thoughtful attention"
Antonym: inconsiderate (indirect, via considerate)
- good-hearted, kind, kindly, openhearted - generously responsive; "good-hearted but inept efforts to help"; "take a kindly interest"; "a kindly gentleman"; "an openhearted gift to charity"
Antonyms: malevolent, malicious (indirect, via benevolent)
- kind, sort, form, variety - a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
--1 is a kind of category
--1 has particulars:
description; type; antitype; art form; style; flavor, flavour; color, colour; species; genus; brand, make; genre; ilk; manner; model; stripe; the like, the likes of