What is kind?

  • (adj): Tolerant and forgiving under provocation.
    Example: "Our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
    Synonyms: tolerant
    See also — Additional definitions below

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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 ...
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, a ...
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 ... Better" she recorded "Make Your Own Kind of Music" as the followup single and her album Bubblegum, Lemonade, and.. ... 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
... link Pitchfork Media (6.8/10) link Every Kind of Light has received mixed to positive reviews ... 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, and that this decade is ... "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." ...
A Different Kind Of Pain
... A Different Kind of Pain is the fourth studio album by American post-grunge band Cold ... UK 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 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 ...

More definitions of "kind":

  • (noun): A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality.
    Synonyms: sort, form, variety
  • (adj): Expressing sympathy.
  • (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"
  • (adj): Conducive to comfort; beneficial.
    Example: "A kind climate"; "hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"
    Synonyms: genial
  • (adj): Liberal.
    Example: "Kind words of praise"
  • (adj): Characterized by mercy, and compassion.
    Example: "Kind to animals"
    Synonyms: merciful
  • (adj): Helpful to other people.
    Example: "Helping an old lady with her bundles was his kind deed for the day"
  • (adj): Agreeable.
    Example: "A dry climate kind to asthmatics"

Famous quotes containing the word kind:

    A kind heart he hath. A woman would run through fire and water for such a kind heart.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I feel a sincere wish indeed to see our government brought back to it’s republican principles, to see that kind of government firmly fixed, to which my whole life has been devoted. I hope we shall now see it so established, as that when I retire, it may be under full security that we are to continue free and happy.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    I shall never send for a priest or recite an Act of Contrition in my last moments. I do not mind if I lose my soul for all eternity. If the kind of God exists Who would damn me for not working out a deal with Him, then that is unfortunate. I should not care to spend eternity in the company of such a person.
    Mary McCarthy (1912–1989)