- n one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
- n a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
- s related in nature
- s having the same ancestral language
- s related by blood
- Plato made a cognate point by banishing the artists from his ideal republic altogether, supposing that the human imagination is too malleable to withstand without corruption their .
- His soul and ours may not be cognate, but he makes us feel again what it is to have one.
- A pledge was integral to the act of play, as was danger (cognate words are peril and plight).
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