in kind meaning

WIn kind
  • In economics and finance, in kind refers to goods, services, Payment in kind, or barter: exchange of goods or services for other goods or services with no medium of exchange Income in kind: in particular Benefit in kind: employee benefits such as a company car or gym membership
  • AdverbSUF-kind
    1. (paying or giving) with goods or services (as opposed to cash).
      1. I made some donations to the charity, not in money, but in kind, such as non-perishable food.
    2. IDI In a reciprocal manner; in a similar way; in the same kind.
      1. Vardy drilled over after getting behind Bartley and also hit the side-netting, resulting in the loudest cheer of the day from the Swansea fans after he kicked an advertising board in frustration. He responded in kind by showing them three fingers with one hand and making a zero with the other.
  • Preposition
    1. (usually after the noun) In the form of goods and services rather than money.
      1. "How much did he give?" "Hard to say. It was all in kind."
      2. The pay is OK, but the real attraction is all the benefits in kind.

Meaning of in kind for the defined word.

Grammatically, this idiom "in kind" is a phrase, more specifically, a prepositional phrase. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a prepositional phrase.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Prepositional phrases
      • Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
        • Prepositions
          • Prepositional phrases
        Definiteness: Level 4
        Definite    ➨     Versatile

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        Look-Alike Words
        1. en in-kind
        2. en unkind
        3. en inking
        4. en inbind
        5. en in line
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