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English definition of “in kind”

in kind

(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.Paying and spending money formal If you do something in kind, you do the same thing to someone that they have just done to you.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities Grammar:Sort, type and kindSort, type and kind all generally mean the same thing. They are words we use to refer to a group of people or things which share the same characteristics. We use these words very often when we describe things and we often find them in dictionary definitions:See more
(Definition of in kind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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