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COHORT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cohort mean? 

COHORT (noun)
  The noun COHORT has 3 senses:

1. a company of companions or supporters
2. a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
3. a group people having approximately the same age

  Familiarity information: COHORT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


COHORT (noun)


Sense 1cohort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A company of companions or supporters

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("cohort" is a kind of...):

company (a social gathering of guests or companions)


Sense 2cohort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("cohort" is a kind of...):

band; circle; lot; set (an unofficial association of people or groups)


Sense 3cohort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A group people having approximately the same age

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

age bracket; age group; cohort

Hypernyms ("cohort" is a kind of...):

people ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cohort"):

aged; elderly (people who are old collectively)

young; youth (young people collectively)


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