Synonyms of geminate


1. geminate, consonant

usage: a doubled or long consonant; "the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate"


1. reduplicate, geminate, duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate

usage: form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"

2. pair, geminate, occur

usage: occur in pairs

3. pair, geminate, arrange, set up

usage: arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers"

4. geminate, double, duplicate

usage: arrange or combine in pairs; "The consonants are geminated in these words"

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Definition and meaning of geminate (Dictionary)