The definition of kindred is used to describe people or things that are similar or related to each other.(adjective)
Two people who have a lot in common and who share a lot of interests are an example of people who would be described as kindred spirits.
See kindred in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: with intrusive -d- < ME kinreden < OE cynn, kin + ræden, state, condition, akin to rædan, read
See kindred in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English kinrede, kindrede
Origin: , from Late Old English cynrēde
Origin: : cyn, kin; see genə- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + -rēde, condition (from Old English rǣden, -rǣden, condition; see ar- in Indo-European roots).
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