[koj-i-teyt] /ˈkɒdʒ ɪˌteɪt/
verb (used without object), cogitated, cogitating.
to think hard; ponder; meditate:
to cogitate about a problem.
verb (used with object), cogitated, cogitating.
to think about; devise:
to cogitate a scheme.
to think deeply about (a problem, possibility, etc); ponder
late 16c., from Latin cogitatus, past participle of cogitare “to think” (see cogitation). Related: Cogitated; cogitating.
noun 1. . noun 1. a locomotive designed for operation on a rack railway.
[kohn-yak, kon-; French kaw-nyak] /ˈkoʊn yæk, ˈkɒn-; French kɔˈnyak/ noun 1. (often initial capital letter) the brandy distilled in and shipped from the legally delimited area surrounding the town of Cognac, in W central France. 2. any French brandy. 3. any good brandy. /ˈkɒnjæk; French kɔɲak/ noun 1. a town in SW France: centre of […]
[kog-neyt] /ˈkɒg neɪt/ adjective 1. related by birth; of the same parentage, descent, etc. 2. Linguistics. descended from the same language or form: such cognate languages as French and Spanish. 3. allied or similar in nature or quality. noun 4. a person or thing cognate with another. 5. a cognate word: The English word cold […]
noun 1. Grammar. a substantive functioning as the object of a verb, especially of a verb that is usually intransitive, when both object and verb are derived from the same root. Speech in Speak the speech is a cognate object.