Bedeutung von “kind” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /kaɪnd/
Extra Examples
You need to use a special kind of paint.This kind of crime could easily be prevented.This is precisely the kind of thing I was hoping to avoid.I like all kinds of movies.I meet all kinds of interesting people on my travels.

A1 [ C ] a type of thing or person:

What kind of music do you like?
All kinds of people come to our church.
Older kids like board games and that kind of thing.
Her travel company was the first of its kind (= the first one like it).
some kind of

B1 used to talk about something when you are not sure of its exact type:

She has some kind of disability.
kind of informal

B2 used when you are trying to explain or describe something, but you cannot be exact:

It's kind of unusual.
of a kind

used to describe something that exists but is not very good:

The school had a swimming pool of a kind, but it was too small for most classes to use.

(Definition von “kind noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)