Usage examples for akin

  1. He was that still, but he was also different; and that different thing was not akin to her, nor was the superiority with which he sacrificed himself. – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  2. Then again, when- as has so often happened during these last few days- I have seen your shy, sweet happiness, your love, your devotion to your husband, then, oh, then- pardon my presumption- I feel as near, as closely akin to you, as- as- As a sister, my Eugenia, said Hilda, clasping the charming creature warmly to her heart. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  3. When expedient, I have taken a subject somewhat apart from that suggested, but usually akin – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan