cog·nate ob·ject • n. Gram. 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.”
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