cognate
I adjective affiliated, affined, agnate, akin, alike, allied, analogical, analogous, appertaining, appurtenant, associated, bearing upon, belonging, close, closely allied, closely related, coordinate, commensurate, common, comparable, comparative, compared, complementary, concurrent, congeneric, congenerous, congenial, connected, consanguine, consanguineous, correlated, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, entwined, equal, equivalent, germane, homogeneous, homologous, in common with, in the same category, interchangeable, interdependent, interrelated, intimately allied, intimately related, like, linked, mutual, near, of that kind, of that sort, parallel, proportionable, reciprocal, related, relating to, relative, same, serial, sharing, similar, something like, synonymous II index analogous, apposite, comparable (capable of comparison), consanguineous, correlate, correlative, germane, interrelated, pendent, related, relative (relevant), relative, relevant, same, similar

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  • cognate — [käg′nāt΄] adj. [L cognatus, related by birth < co , together + gnatus, pp. of gnasci, older form of nasci, to be born: see GENUS] 1. related by family; having the same ancestor 2. having the same nature or quality 3. Linguis. related through… …   English World dictionary

  • Cognate — Cog nate, a. [L. cognatus; co + gnatus, natus, p. p. of nasci, anciently gnasci, to be born. See {Nation}, and cf. {Connate}.] 1. Allied by blood; kindred by birth; specifically (Law), related on the mother s side. [1913 Webster] 2. Of the same… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cognate — Cog nate, n. 1. (Law) One who is related to another on the female side. Wharton. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a number of things allied in origin or nature; as, certain letters are cognates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cognate — cognate, cognatic Having a common ancestor who can be traced back bilaterally through either the male or female line; that is, descent is not unilineal. See also descent groups …   Dictionary of sociology

  • cognate — (adj.) 1640s, from L. cognatus of common descent, from com together (see CO (Cf. co )) + gnatus, pp. of gnasci, older form of nasci to be born (see GENUS (Cf. genus)). Words that are cognates are cousins, not siblings. As a noun, from 1754 …   Etymology dictionary

  • cognate — *related, allied, kindred, affiliated Analogous words: akin, alike, identical, similar (see LIKE): common, generic, general, *universal Contrasted words: diverse, *different, divergent, disparate, various …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • cognate — [adj] alike, associated affiliated, agnate, akin, allied, analogous, comparable, connate, connatural, connected, consanguine, general, generic, incident, kindred, like, related, same, similar, universal; concepts 487,573 Ant. disassociated,… …   New thesaurus

  • Cognate — For other uses, see Cognate (disambiguation). In linguistics, cognates are words that have a common etymological origin. This learned term derives from the Latin cognatus (blood relative).[1] Cognates within the same language are called doublets …   Wikipedia

  • cognate — cognateness, n. cognatic /kog nat ik/, adj. /kog nayt/, adj. 1. related by birth; of the same parentage, descent, etc. 2. Ling. descended from the same language or form: such cognate languages as French and Spanish. 3. allied or similar in nature …   Universalium

  • cognate — adj. cognate to, with (Dutch is cognate to English and German) * * * [ kɒgneɪt] with (Dutch is cognate to English and German) cognate to …   Combinatory dictionary

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