1 kind /ˈkaɪnd/ noun
plural kinds
1 kind
plural kinds
Learner's definition of KIND
: a group of people or things that belong together or have some shared quality : a particular type or variety of person or thing

all kinds of

: a large number or variety of (things or people) : many
chiefly US, informal : a large amount of (something) : plenty of (something)

in kind

: in a way that is equal or very similar to what someone else has done for you
business : in goods or services rather than in money

kind of

: to some small degree : somewhat

of a kind

used to say that people or things are the same or are very similar

of the kind

: like the person or thing mentioned
often used in negative statements

one of a kind

: a person or thing that is not like any other person or thing
2 kind /ˈkaɪnd/ adjective
kinder; kindest
2 kind
kinder; kindest
Learner's definition of KIND
: having or showing a gentle nature and a desire to help others : wanting and liking to do good things and to bring happiness to others
often + to
used to say that something does not cause harm, is not harsh or unpleasant, etc. usually + to
used to make a formal request