Example sentences for: akin

How can you use “akin” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The ambiguity resulting from the conjunction of black and gold is akin to the distraction caused by optical illusions: Lehrer's phrase is both literally correct and literally nonsense.

  • The Monte church is akin to Lourdes for these Madeirans.

  • Chatterbox couldn't resist asking: How much did Akin, Gump charge Metabolife to write up the elaborate legal warning on its 20/20 Web site, which he was now more or less telling Chatterbox to ignore?

  • The second group of HMG-box proteins recognizes DNA in a sequence-specific manner akin to more traditional transcription factors.

  • There's a tale here as rich as, and in some ways akin to, Marshall Applewhite's.

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