- 1in a kind way She spoke kindly to them. He has kindly agreed to help.
- 2(old-fashioned) (formal) used to ask or tell someone to do something, especially when you are annoyed Kindly leave me alone! Visitors are kindly requested to sign the book. Idioms
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to approve of something or someone He hoped they would look kindly on his request.
look kindly on/upon something/somebody(formal)jump to other results
to not like something or someone She doesn't take kindly to sudden change.
not take kindly to something/somebodyjump to other results