Allied by nature; similar; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind. (adjective)
Examples of word akin
I froze, with an expression akin to Bambi caught in headlights.
Beside him, Jaina was looking at him with an expression akin to awe.
When I complimented him on the meal in general and on the tasty gravy that had been ladled across our rotelli Bolognese in particular, his face took on an expression akin to the one you see on the faces of new parents when they begin to speak of their child.
Mark mentions the sisters without naming them, but early Christian tradition says there were two—a Mary and a Salome Mark 6:3.1 Matthew, who followed Mark as his source, includes the same list, though he spells “Joses,” a nickname akin to the English “Josy,” in its full form “Joseph.”
The president, with an expression akin to that of a grossed-out kid, said Michelle Obama gave trick-or-treaters bags of fresh fruit and raisins.