Connate Definition

kŏnāt, kŏ-nāt
Inborn; innate.
Webster's New World
Coexisting since birth or the beginning.
Webster's New World
Originating at the same time; related.
American Heritage
Having the same origin or nature; related; cognate.
Webster's New World
Being in close accord or sympathy; congenial.
American Heritage

Origin of Connate

  • Late Latin connātus past participle of connāscī to be born with Latin com- com- Latin nāscī to be born genə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin connatus. See cognate.

    From Wiktionary

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