What is kind?

  • (adj): Helpful to other people.
    Example: "Helping an old lady with her bundles was his kind deed for the day"
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Every Kind Of Light - Reception
... Spin Magazine (7/10) link Drowned In Sound link Pitchfork Media (6.8/10) link Every Kind of Light has received mixed to positive reviews ... wrote that "Even with a rather ho-hum second stanza, Every Kind of Light is an instant reminder that the '90s would have been a far worse place without the Posies ... the Posies back in the studio again, but Every Kind of Light isn't the triumphant return fans might have hoped for." ...
Kind (type Theory)
... In the area of mathematical logic and computer science known as type theory, a kind is the type of a type constructor or, less commonly, the type of a higher-order type operator ... A kind system is essentially a simply typed lambda calculus "one level up", endowed with a primitive type, denoted and called "type", which is the kind of any (monomorphic) data type ... A kind is sometimes confusingly described as the "type of a (data) type", but this is a triviality, unless one considers polymorphic types to be data types ...
Make Your Own Kind Of Music (song)
... Make Your Own Kind of Music" is a pop song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil first recorded in 1968 by New York City-based trio the Will-O-Bees (Janet Blossom, Steven ... a hit in the summer of 1969 with Mann/Weil's "It's Getting Better" she recorded "Make Your Own Kind of Music" as the followup single and her album Bubblegum, Lemonade, and.. ... Something for Mama was re-released as Make Your Own Kind of Music, the title cut having been added to the original track listing ...
A Different Kind Of Pain
... A Different Kind of Pain is the fourth studio album by American post-grunge band Cold ... and features the singles "Happens All the Time" and "A Different Kind of Pain." It has sold over 160,000 copies in the US and would be Cold's last album their nearly two-year breakup beginning ... The result, A Different Kind of Pain, expands on the melodic, less aggressive sound that the band had begun exploring with 2003's Year of the Spider ...
Kind - Other Uses
... Kind (type theory), the type of types in a type system Created kind, often abbreviated to kinds, a term used by some creation biologists to the describe original forms of life created by God Kind Hundred ...

More definitions of "kind":

  • (adj): Liberal.
    Example: "Kind words of praise"
  • (adj): Agreeable.
    Example: "A dry climate kind to asthmatics"
  • (adj): Expressing sympathy.
  • (adj): Tolerant and forgiving under provocation.
    Example: "Our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
    Synonyms: tolerant
  • (noun): A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality.
    Synonyms: sort, form, variety
  • (adj): Conducive to comfort; beneficial.
    Example: "A kind climate"; "hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"
    Synonyms: genial
  • (adj): Characterized by mercy, and compassion.
    Example: "Kind to animals"
    Synonyms: merciful
  • (adj): Showing consideration and anticipation of needs.
    Synonyms: thoughtful
  • (adj): Having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior.
    Example: "Kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"

Famous quotes containing the word kind:

    An honest woman’s son, for indeed my father did something smack, something grow to, he had a kind of taste.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    There is ... no glamor at banquets—I mean the large formal banquets of big associations and societies. There is only a kind of dignified confusion that gradually unhinges the mind.
    James Thurber (1894–1961)

    An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)