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cognate object

noun
1.
Grammar. a substantive functioning as the object of a verb, especially of a verb that is usually intransitive, when both object and verb are derived from the same root. Speech in Speak the speech is a cognate object.
Origin of cognate object
1875-1880
1875-80
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