›(of payment) given in the form of goods or services and not money: She wouldn't take any money but said I could pay her in kind by lending her the car.›formalIf you do something in kind, you do the same thing to someone that they have just done to you.
We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and