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English definition of “kind”

kind

adjective     /kaɪnd/
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 Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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