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Adjective cognate has 3 senses
  1. connate, cognate - related in nature; "connate qualities"
    Antonym: unrelated (indirect, via related)
  2. cognate - having the same ancestral language; "cognate languages"
    unrelated (indirect, via related)
  3. akin, blood-related, cognate, consanguine, consanguineous, kin - related by blood
    Antonym: unrelated (indirect, via related)
Noun cognate has 2 senses
  1. blood relation, blood relative, cognate, sib - one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
    --1 is a kind of relative, relation
  2. cognate, cognate word - a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
    --2 is a kind of word
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