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Definition of the adjective affined

What does affined mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. closely related
    • example: syllable to blessed syllable affined
    • similar: connected

Definition of the verb affined

What does affined mean as a doing word?


  1. past of affine

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Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

affined, behind, bind, blind, find, grind, hind, humankind, interwind, kind, mankind, mind, nonaligned, resigned, rind, unaligned, unassigned, unconfined, undefined, undersigned, undesigned, unlined, unrefined, ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

affined; affianced. Affined = closely related; connected. Archaically, affined means “ obligated.

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

Archaically, affined means "obligated." Affianced = engaged, betrothed. affinity; consanguinity. The former refers to relationship by marriage, the latter to relationship by blood. The distinction is usually carefully observed in legal writing . E.g. ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, John Joseph Wynne, Thomas Joseph Shahan

Hence in Roman law affinity arising from a valid marriage, whether consummated or not, constituted a diriment impediment between the affined in all degrees throughout the direct line, and to the second degree (civil method of computing) in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Related; akin; affined.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Related; akin; affined.

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

affinis (see affined) + -al.] Related by affinity ; derived from the same source : as, affinal tribes or products. [Rare.] affine1 (a-fin'), a. and n. [< OF. affin, afin, "a kinsman or allie, one with whom affinity is had or contracted" (Cotgrave), < L. affinis, ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4I1N1E1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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