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Synonyms for kind

Synonyms for (noun) kind

Synonyms: form, kind, sort, variety Definition: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality Usage: sculpture is a form of art; what kinds of desserts are there?

Similar words: category Definition: a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

Synonyms for (adjective) kind

Synonyms: kind, tolerant Definition: tolerant and forgiving under provocation Usage: our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

Similar words: forgiving Definition: inclined or able to forgive and show mercy Usage: a kindly forgiving nature; a forgiving embrace to the naughty child

Synonyms: kind, genial Definition: agreeable, conducive to comfort Usage: a dry climate kind to asthmatics; the genial sunshine; hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet

Similar words: hospitable Definition: favorable to life and growth Usage: soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth; a hospitable environment

Synonyms: kind Definition: having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior Usage: kind to sick patients; a kind master; kind words showing understanding and sympathy; thanked her for her kind letter

Similar words: gracious, benignant Definition: characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects Usage: our benignant king

Similar words: benign Definition: kindness of disposition or manner Usage: the benign ruler of millions; benign intentions

Similar words: benevolent, kindly, large-hearted, openhearted, charitable, good-hearted, sympathetic Definition: showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity Usage: was charitable in his opinions of others; kindly criticism; a kindly act; sympathetic words; a large-hearted mentor

Similar words: gentle Definition: having or showing a kindly or tender nature Usage: the gentle touch of her hand; her gentle manner was comforting; a gentle sensitive nature; gentle blue eyes

Similar words: kind-hearted, kindhearted Definition: having or proceeding from an innately kind disposition Usage: a generous and kindhearted teacher