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  1. cognate object

    • IPA[ˈkäɡˌnāt əbˈjekt]
    • n.
      a direct object that has the same linguistic derivation as the verb that governs it, as in “sing a song,” “live a good life.”.;a direct object that makes explicit a semantic concept that is already wholly present in the semantics of the verb which governs it, as in “ask a question,” “eat some food.”.
    • noun: cognate object, plural noun: cognate objects