cohort cohort  /ˈkoʊ hɔrt/


  1. (n) a company of companions or supporters
  2. (n) a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
  3. (n) a group of people having approximately the same age



  1. In the case of the de la Mesas, that commitment entails adopting a much sparer lifestyle, closer to that of their political cohort.
  2. So even though there is not a big change in the size of the cohort born, the kids still turn out less criminal.
  3. And remember, both are in the same incomeage cohort.


  1. Marijuana legalization

    Pot easy for teens to obtain I had a good laugh upon reading just this headline: [“Challenge ahead to keep pot out of young hands,” page one, June 13].As a former young person, I recall how easy it was to obtain marijuana — much easier for most of my cohort than it was to get
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Superman Takes A Beating, Gets Evolution Lesson In 'Man Of Steel' Clip

    To kick off our epic MTV First with the cast of "Man of Steel," Superman himself, Henry Cavill, introduced a never-before-seen clip from the movie, which is out in theaters now. In the clip, Superman battles with Zod cohort Faora, who has a few things to teach the superhero about morality and evolution. We also [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. BRIKA Wants To Tell Maker Stories, Help Handicrafts Become Haute Couture

    Toronto-based startup and Extreme Startups Spring 2013 cohort member BRIKA is a sort of Etsy meets Fab company, with the goal of taking the current maker movement and helping it reach a broad and discerning audience. The company has already managed to attract a strong creator and member community, but the big vision is to now leverage its ecommerce start to take advantage of the current "bricks ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: TechCrunch


  1. "Our $5 million will build the foundation for a national, and even, international cohort study," Ms Murdoch said. "This will be a world-class resource, enabling cutting edge research. It could even provide a model for other cancers where...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Sarah Murdoch Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "We are stepping up our science-based innovation to serve increasingly health-conscious consumers and develop products tailored to key cohort groups, like women and boomers," Nooyi said.
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Indra Nooyi Source: Reuters UK

  3. "But it would put an end to the kind of publicity-seeking shenanigans that Jackson and his cohort, anti- gun Catholic priest Michael Pfleger, have been conducting at Chuck's Gun Shop in suburban Riverdale for the past three weeks. We are working on...
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Alan Gottlieb Source:

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