Synonyms for cognate

Synonyms for (noun) cognate

Synonyms: cognate, cognate word

Definition: a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language

Similar words: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning


Synonyms: sib, cognate, blood relation, blood relative

Definition: one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another

Similar words: relation, relative

Definition: a person related by blood or marriage

Usage: police are searching for relatives of the deceased; he has distant relations back in New Jersey

Synonyms for (adjective) cognate

Synonyms: kin, consanguine, consanguineal, consanguineous, akin, blood-related, cognate

Definition: related by blood

Similar words: related

Definition: connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage


Synonyms: cognate

Definition: having the same ancestral language

Usage: cognate languages

Similar words: related, related to

Definition: being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics

Usage: painting and the related arts; school-related activities; related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces


Synonyms: cognate, connate

Definition: related in nature

Usage: connate qualities

Similar words: related, related to

Definition: being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics

Usage: painting and the related arts; school-related activities; related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces