Definition: similar in kind
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): alike, kindred
Antonym(s): unalike, dissimilar
1. Anne is a doting mother who views her child's finger paintings as being akin to famous works of art.
2. For Sally, a real nature lover, hearing the chirping of birds is similar to listening to a delightful musical arrangement.
3. To Lisa the death of her beloved dog was akin to the loss of a child.