What is kind?

  • (adj): Conducive to comfort; beneficial.
    Example: "A kind climate"; "hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"
    Synonyms: genial
    See also — Additional definitions below

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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 (Jane ... 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 ...
Every Kind Of Light - Reception
... Allmusic link 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 ... of Spin Magazine 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 ... writing "It's nice to have 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)
... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ...
A Different Kind Of Pain
... A Different Kind of Pain is the fourth studio album by American post-grunge band Cold ... 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 in 2006 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "kind":

  • (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"
  • (adj): Characterized by mercy, and compassion.
    Example: "Kind to animals"
    Synonyms: merciful
  • (adj): Agreeable.
    Example: "A dry climate kind to asthmatics"
  • (adj): Helpful to other people.
    Example: "Helping an old lady with her bundles was his kind deed for the day"
  • (adj): Expressing sympathy.
  • (adj): Tolerant and forgiving under provocation.
    Example: "Our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
    Synonyms: tolerant
  • (adj): Liberal.
    Example: "Kind words of praise"
  • (adj): Showing consideration and anticipation of needs.
    Synonyms: thoughtful
  • (noun): A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality.
    Synonyms: sort, form, variety

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    Some of the offers that have come to me would never have come if I had not been President. That means these people are trying to hire not Calvin Coolidge, but a former President of the United States. I can’t make that kind of use of the office.... I can’t do anything that might take away from the Presidency any of its dignity, or any of the faith people have in it.
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    Every member of the family of the future will be a producer of some kind and in some degree. The only one who will have the right of exemption will be the mother ...
    Ruth C. D. Havens, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 13, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)

    To be kind was why he flattered—but woe to any fool who accepted the flattery.
    Gordon Craig (1872–1966)