connate

  • 1 Connate — Con nate (?; 277), a. [L. connatus; con + natus born, p. p. of nasci. See {Cognate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Born with another; being of the same birth. [1913 Webster] 2. Congenital; existing from birth. Connate notions. South. [1913 Webster] A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Connate — may refer to conjoined twins connation, in botany This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the i …

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  • 3 connate — index akin (related by blood), associated, born (innate), correlative, hereditary, inherent, native (inbor …

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  • 4 connate — 1640s, from L.L. connatus born together, twins, pp. of connasci to be born together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + nasci to be born (Old L. gnasci; see GENUS (Cf. genus)). Related: Connation …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 connate — [kə nāt′, kän′āt΄] adj. [LL connatus, pp. of connasci, to be born at the same time < L com , together + nasci, to be born: see NATURE] 1. inborn; innate 2. coexisting since birth or the beginning 3. having the same origin or nature; related;… …

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  • 6 connate — connately, adv. connateness, n. connation /keuh nay sheuhn/, n. /kon ayt/, adj. 1. existing in a person or thing from birth or origin; inborn: a connate sense of right and wrong. 2. associated in birth or origin. 3. allied or agreeing in nature;… …

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  • 7 connate — adjective Etymology: Late Latin connatus, past participle of connasci to be born together, from Latin com + nasci to be born more at nation Date: 1641 1. akin, congenial 2. innate, inborn 3. born or originated together …

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  • 8 connate — con·nate kä nāt, kän .āt adj firmly united <connate bones> con·nate·ly adv …

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  • 9 connate — con•nate [[t]ˈkɒn eɪt[/t]] adj. 1) existing in a person or thing from birth or origin; inborn 2) associated in birth or origin 3) allied or agreeing in nature; cognate 4) anat. (of anatomical parts) firmly united; fused 5) bot congenitally joined …

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  • 10 connate — adj. [L. connatus, born together] Originating together; fused together or immovably united …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 11 connate — adjective a) cognate b) inborn …

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  • 12 connate — Synonyms and related words: affiliated, affinal, affinitive, agnate, akin, allied, atavistic, bodily, born, coeval, cognate, congeneric, congenerous, congenial, congenital, connatal, connatural, connected, consanguine, conspecific, constitutional …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 connate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin: agnate, akin, allied, cognate, connatural, consanguine, consanguineous, kindred, related. See KIN …

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  • 14 connate — con·nate || kÉ’neɪt adj. innate, present from birth …

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  • 15 connate — [ kɒneɪt] adjective 1》 Philosophy innate. 2》 Biology (of parts) united so as to form a single participle 3》 Geology (of water) trapped in sedimentary rock during its deposition. Origin C17: from late L. connatus, past participle of connasci, from …

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  • 16 connate — a. Congenital, connatural, inborn, coeval with birth, existing at or from birth …

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  • 17 connate —   Joined or united with a structure of the same kind, e.g. the terminal leaflets of Stangeria leaves …

    Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • 18 connate — adj 1. inborn, inbred, native, natural, connatural, natural born, ingenerate; congenital, hereditary, inherited, in the blood, in the family; innate, intrinsic, inherent, indigenous, indwelling, immanent. 2. cognate, related, kindred, akin,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 19 connate — con·nate …

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  • 20 connate — /ˈkɒneɪt/ (say konayt) adjective 1. existing in a person or thing from birth or origin; inborn; congenital. 2. associated in birth or origin. 3. allied or agreeing in nature; cognate. 4. Biology congenitally or firmly united into one body. {Late… …

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