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synonyms for cognate

  • agnate
  • general
  • generic
  • incident
  • kindred
  • like
  • same
  • universal
  • affiliated
  • akin
  • allied
  • analogous
  • comparable
  • connate
  • connatural
  • connected
  • consanguine
  • related
  • similar
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antonyms for cognate

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  • different
  • individual
  • particular
  • specific
  • unlike
  • disassociated
  • dissimilar
  • unalike
  • unallied
  • unconnected
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How to use cognate in a sentence

The directory of 1780 gave the names of twenty-six jewellers; that of 1880 gives nearly 700, including cognate trades.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Hell Jacob Grimm derives from hilan, to conceal in the earth, and it is cognate with hole and hollow.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
The words genius and genie are evidently cognate with the Arabian jinn, meaning a spirit.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Hear how many cognate ideas present themselves to Shakspeare's mind in expressing the thought.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
The intransitive form derives from the transitive by dropping a generalized, customary, reflexive or cognate object.
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
Fig. 62 is of the same form, also of wood, but of cognate form, from New Guinea.
THE EVOLUTION OF CULTUREAUGUSTUS HENRY LANE-FOX PITT-RIVERS
Their language is cognate with the great Sioux or Dakota stock west of the Mississippi, who likewise date their origin south.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
A collection of over two hundred cognate tales offers a wide field for the selection therefrom of a composite story.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
Being closely cognate with English, a large part of the vocabulary of the two is of the same stock.
A HISTORY OF NORWEGIAN IMMIGRATION TO THE UNITED STATES : FROM THE EARLIEST BEGINNING DOWN TO THE YEAR 1848GEORGE TOBIAS FLOM
In all probability the Iroquois, and their cognate tribes, were an offshoot from this stem.
ANCIENT SOCIETYLEWIS HENRY MORGAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COGNATE

  • Xerox
  • akin
  • allied
  • analogous
  • approximate
  • associated
  • carbon copy
  • cognate
  • comparable
  • concurrent
  • correspondent
  • corresponding
  • dead ringer
  • ditto
  • double
  • duplicate
  • equal
  • equivalent
  • even
  • facsimile
  • identical
  • indistinguishable
  • kindred
  • like
  • look-alike
  • matched
  • matching
  • parallel
  • proportionate
  • related
  • resembling
  • same
  • same difference
  • similar
  • spitting image
  • undifferentiated
  • uniform
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.