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Noun kinship has 2 senses
- affinity, kinship - a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character; "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"
--1 is a kind of relation
--1 has particulars: rapport, resonance; sympathy
- kinship, family relationship, relationship - state of relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
--2 is a kind of relation
--2 has particulars:
| ||affinity, phylogenetic relation; descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation; affinity, kinship by marriage; consanguinity, blood kinship, cognation; parentage, birth; fatherhood, paternity; motherhood, maternity; sisterhood, sistership; brotherhood; marital relationship, marital bed|