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Definition of the noun next of kin

What does next of kin mean as a name of something?


  1. the person who is (or persons who are) most closely related to a given person
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: relation / relative = a person related by blood or marriage

Alternative definition of the noun next of kin


  1. Closest blood relative, heir to inheritance.


  1. "Next of Kin" is a 1989 American action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze and Liam Neeson, with Adam Baldwin and Ben Stiller in one of his earliest roles. The screenplay was based on a story of the same title, both written by Michael Jenning.
  2. "Next of Kin" is an Australian horror film directed by Tony Williams from a screenplay by Williams and Michael Heath, and starring Jacki Kerin and John Jarratt.
  3. "Next of Kin" is a 1984 film directed by Atom Egoyan.

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Google previewGod's Next of Kin (2016)

Spiritual Genetics Defined by Edwin Majone

God's next of kin is the bornagain believer. A believer is a converted sinner. It is the sinner that has been reborn—born of the will of God. To convert is to change or be able to be changed from one form or use or character to another.

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

There Boaz contrived a meeting between himself, the next of kin, and the requisite number of elders. There would be no lack of witnesses among the bystanders. The procedure followed combined elements from the law of levirate marriage ...

Google previewA Dictionary and Glossary of the Koran (2013)

by John Penrice

may be rendered “Heir apparent,” or “next of kin,” so.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Law of Scotland (1815)

Intended for the Use of the Public at Large, as Well as of the Profession by Robert Bell, Sir John Skene

The next of kin. 4 The widow 5. Creditors. And, lastly. Special legatees. The case we are supposing is that of a testament dative, where the office depends on ...

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There is something so settled and stodgy about turning a great romance into next of kin on an emergency room form, and something so soothing and special, too. (Anna Quindlen)
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