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1 : a particular type, category, or class [properties of like ] see also like-kind exchange
2 a : an unconverted form [a partition of property in ]
: a form other than money [forbid a bribe in cash or in ] see also in-kind
b : the equivalent in value [repay a loan in ]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.