Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “kind”


A2 Kind people do things to help others and show that they care about them: Your mother was very kind to us. It was very kind of you to come and see me. Thank you for those kind words. → Opposite unkindKind and thoughtful
(Definition of kind adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “kind”

Definitions of “kind” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


an alcoholic drink made from apples

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More