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Adjective, Noun


cognatea. [L. cognatus; co- + gnatus, natus, p. p. of nasci, anciently gnasci, to be born. See Nation, and cf. Connate.].
  •  Allied by blood; kindred by birth; specifically (Law), related on the mother's side.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of the same or a similar nature; of the same family; proceeding from the same stock or root; allied; kindred; as, a cognate language.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who is related to another on the female side.  Wharton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of a number of things allied in origin or nature; as, certain letters are cognates.  [1913 Webster]


cognate, adj. & n.
1 related to or descended from a common ancestor (cf. AGNATE).
2 Philol. (of a word) having the same linguistic family or derivation (as another); representing the same original word or root (e.g. English father, German Vater, Latin pater).
1 a relative.
2 a cognate word.

cognate object Gram. an object that is related in origin and sense to the verb governing it (as in live a good life).
cognately adv. cognateness n.
L cognatus (as CO-, natus born)



affiliated, affinal, affinitive, agnate, akin, allied, ally, alter ego, analogon, analogue, ancestry, associate, avuncular, blood, blood relation, blood relative, brother, clansman, close copy, close match, closely related, collateral, collateral relative, common, companion, complement, congenator, congener, congeneric, congenerous, congenial, connate, connatural, connected, connections, consanguine, consanguinean, consanguineous, conspecific, coordinate, correlate, correlative, correspondent, counterpart, derivation, derivative, distaff side, distant relation, distantly related, doublet, enate, eponym, equivalent, etymon, family, fellow, flesh, flesh and blood, folks, foster, general, generic, genetically related, german, germane, image, incident, kin, kindred, kindred spirit, kinfolk, kinnery, kinsfolk, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, kith and kin, like, likeness, mate, matrilateral, matrilineal, matroclinous, near duplicate, near relation, next of kin, novercal, obverse, of common source, of the blood, parallel, patrilateral, patrilineal, patroclinous, pendant, people, picture, posterity, primitive, reciprocal, related, related by blood, relations, relatives, root, second self, sib, sibling, similitude, simulacrum, sister, soul mate, spear kin, spear side, spindle kin, spindle side, such, suchlike, sword side, tally, the like of, the likes of, tribesman, twin, universal, uterine, uterine kin




N relation, bearing, reference, connection, concern, cognation, correlation, analogy, similarity, affinity, homology, alliance, homogeneity, association, approximation, filiation, interest, relevancy, dependency, relationship, relative position, comparison, ratio, proportion, link, tie, bond of union, relative, correlative, cognate, relating to, relative to, in relation with, referable or referrible to, belonging to, appurtenant to, in common with, related, connected, implicated, associated, affiliated, allied to, en rapport, in touch with, approximative, approximating, proportional, proportionate, proportionable, allusive, comparable, in the same category, like, relevant, applicable, equiparant, relatively, pertinently, thereof, as to, as for, as respects, as regards, about, concerning, anent, relating to, as relates to, with relation, with reference to, with respect to, with regard to, in respect of, while speaking of, a propos of, in connection with, by the way, by the by, whereas, for as much as, in as much as, in point of, as far as, on the part of, on the score of, quoad hoc, pro re nata, under the head of, of, in the matter of, in re, thereby hangs a tale.


N consanguinity, relationship, kindred, blood, parentage, filiation, affiliation, lineage, agnation, connection, alliance, family connection, family tie, ties of blood, nepotism, kinsman, kinfolk, kith and kin, relation, relative, connection, sibling, sib, next of kin, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, cousin, cousin- german, first cousin, second cousin, cousin once removed, cousin twice removed, ear relation, distant relation, brother, sister, one's own flesh and blood, family, fraternity, brotherhood, sisterhood, cousinhood, race, stock, generation, sept, stirps, side, strain, breed, clan, tribe, nation, related, akin, consanguineous, of the blood, family, allied, collateral, cognate, agnate, connate, kindred, affiliated, fraternal, intimately related, nearly related, closely related, remotely related, distantly related, allied, german.

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