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Definition 1: a doubled or long consonant - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where geminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate

(geminate is a kind of ...) a speech sound that is not a vowel

Definition 2: arrange or combine in pairs - [verb of change]

Samples where geminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The consonants are geminated in these words

(geminate is a kind of ...) increase twofold

"The population doubled within 50 years"

Definition 3: arrange in pairs - [verb of contact]

Samples where geminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Pair these numbers

Synonyms for geminate in the sense of this definition

(geminate is a kind of ...) put into a proper or systematic order

"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

(geminate has a similar meaning as ...) occur in pairs

Definition 4: occur in pairs - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for geminate in the sense of this definition

(geminate is a kind of ...) to be found to exist

"sexism occurs in many workplaces" "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil"

(geminate has a similar meaning as ...) arrange in pairs

"Pair these numbers"

Definition 5: form by reduplication - [verb of creation]

Samples where geminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel
  • The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word

Synonyms for geminate in the sense of this definition

(geminate is a kind of ...) make or do or perform again

"He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"

(geminate belongs to category ...) the scientific study of language

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