affinity

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈfɪnɪti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈfɪnɪti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə fini tē)


Inflections of 'affinity' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": affinities

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Sense: Noun: natural inclination
Synonyms:
attraction , aptitude, fondness, love , liking , knack , affection , sympathy , weakness , soft spot, thing (informal), predisposition, propensity, bias , proneness, leaning , proclivity, inclination, bent , tendency
Sense: Noun: family relationship
Synonyms:
kinship , relation , relationship , tie , family tie, rapport , connection , bond , consanguinity, alliance, blood tie, association , marital affinity, marriage connection, marriage relationship, attachment , union , propinquity, interconnection, parentage, fraternity, brotherhood, fellowship , strain , lineage, heritage , breed , stock , affiliation
Sense: Noun: attractive force
Synonyms:
attraction , magnetism, magnetization, magnetisation (UK), ionization, ionisation (UK), attractivity, elective affinity, chemical affinity, valence, appetency, allure , draw , lure , pull , mutual affinity, mutual attraction, force of attraction
Sense: Noun: similarity
Synonyms:
similarity , connection , correspondence , association , relation , relationship , resemblance, analogy, intersection, junction , link , correlation, equivalence, alikeness, likeness, match

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