in a kind way [= generously]
kindly offer/agree/give etc
Mr Nunn has kindly agreed to let us use his barn for the dance.
to be unwilling to accept a situation because it annoys you:
She does not take kindly to criticism.
to approve of someone or something:
Jimmy would probably not look too kindly on our request.
4 spoken formal
a word meaning `please', which is often used when you are annoyed:
Will you kindly put that book back?