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cognate

cog·nate

cognate

 
 
pronunciation:
kag neIt [or] kag niht
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: descended from a common ancestor.
cognate species
synonyms:
related
similar words:
akin, consanguineous, familial, kindred
definition 2: having a common origin, as languages.
Italian and Spanish are cognate languages.
synonyms:
related
similar words:
akin, close, familial, kindred
definition 3: having similar or analogous properties or functions.
synonyms:
corresponding, kindred
similar words:
akin, alike, allied, analogous, close, correspondent, parallel, similar, twin
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone or something with the same origin or properties as another.
similar words:
analogue, correspondent, cousin, kin, likeness, relative
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