1. blood relation, blood relative, cognate, sib, relative, relation

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

2. cognate, cognate word, word

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


1. connate, cognate, related (vs. unrelated), related to

usage: related in nature; "connate qualities"

2. cognate, related (vs. unrelated), related to

usage: having the same ancestral language; "cognate languages"

3. akin(predicate), blood-related, cognate, consanguine, consanguineous, consanguineal, kin(predicate), related (vs. unrelated)

usage: related by blood

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