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According to WordNet, the noun "affinity" has 7 sense(s).

111426778 (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody.

113813283 (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship.

113812296 (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts; "in anatomical structure prehistoric man shows close affinity with modern humans".

104688648 a natural attraction or feeling of kinship; "an affinity for politics"; "the mysterious affinity between them"; "James's affinity with Sam".

111422822 the force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule; "basic dyes have an affinity for wool and silk".

104747798 inherent resemblance between persons or things.

113811410 a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character; "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities".


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