from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In the form of goods and service rather than money.
  • adv. with goods or services (as opposed to cash)
  • adv. In a reciprocal manner; in a similar way; in the same kind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. in the produce or designated commodity itself, as distinguished from its value in money.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with something of the same kind


in +‎ kind, a calque of Latin in specie. (Wiktionary)


  • [55] The words ladles and ladler seem to have descended from a time when the exactions were made in kind by ladling the quantity out of the sack.

    Life of Adam Smith

  • "Pearls grow in kind of clams under the water," said Abe, almost sure of himself.

    The War with the Newts

  • The Catholic Church says the most irreverent things about matters which are sacred to the Protestants, and the Protestant Church retorts in kind about the confessional and other matters which Catholics hold sacred; then both of these irreverencers turn upon Thomas Paine and charge him with irreverence.

    Is Shakespeare Dead?

  • She and the rest of my family join in kind remembrances to you with, dear Clare,

    Life and Remains of John Clare

  • Hence, too, those opinions in the department of action and operation; as, that the heat of the sun and of fire are quite different in kind — lest men should imagine that by the operations of fire anything like the works of nature can be educed and formed.

    The New Organon

  • Groover offered a resolution asking Congress to so change the Tax laws as to compel collectors of the tax in kind to establish more depots for the delivering of the same.

    Journal of the Senate of the State of Georgia, at the Annual Session of the General Assembly, Begun and Held in Milledgeville, the Seat of Government, in 1863.

  • *You may notice that the Delawarians in this book talk in kind of an irritating way.

    Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware

  • Solesmes have established for it in their valuable publications, then we must admit that the melismata of the Gregorian Alleluia, even the longest of them, are much shorter than, and are different in kind from, the melismata of the jubilus to which the versus ad sequentias and the sequences proper were attached.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • THE CATHOLIC PRIESTHOOD represents examples of multiple group-affiliations which are unique in kind and also in the degree to which they were successful.

    Conflict and The Web of Group-Affiliations

  • Two hundred pounds of salt pork we had on board, and in Sapele we took on the livestock in kind and quantity precisely as Warthrop prescribed: twelve goats, five young calves, and seven chimps.

    The Monstrumologist


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