Affinity ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Affinity ( noun )

  1. A natural liking for or attraction to someone or something.
  2. The degree to which two substances or substances are able to combine chemically, or the strength of their chemical bond.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french afinité, based on latin affinitas, from affinis "related by marriage", from ad- "to" + finis "boundary, limit".

Examples:

  1. I have an affinity for animals.
  2. Affinity is the force that holds atoms together in a molecule.
  3. They had an affinity for each other and became friends quickly.
  4. She had a great affinity for the outdoors.
  5. She had a great affinity for her new job.

(As a verb)

Affinity ( verb )

  1. A natural liking for or attraction to someone or something.
  2. The degree to which two substances or substances are able to combine chemically, or the strength of their chemical bond.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french afinité, based on latin affinitas, from affinis "related by marriage", from ad- "to" + finis "boundary, limit".

Examples:

  1. I have an affinity for animals.
  2. Affinity is the force that holds atoms together in a molecule.
  3. They had an affinity for each other and became friends quickly.
  4. She had a great affinity for the outdoors.
  5. She had a great affinity for her new job.
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