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)
... 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 ... 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 ...
Every Kind Of Light - Reception
... Sound link Pitchfork Media (6.8/10) link Every Kind of Light has received mixed to positive reviews ... 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 ... "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 - 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 ...
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 Porter ... "It's Getting 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 ...
A Different Kind Of Pain
... A Different Kind of Pain is the fourth studio album by American post-grunge band Cold. 2005 in the 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 ... 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":

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

    Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker, but those who are kind to the needy honor him.
    Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 14:31.

    This hard work will always be done by one kind of man; not by scheming speculators, nor by soldiers, nor professors, nor readers of Tennyson; but by men of endurance—deep-chested, long- winded, tough, slow and sure, and timely.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Death is only a larger kind of going abroad.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)