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4 definitions found
 for Cohort
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Series \Se"ries\, n. [L. series, fr. serere, sertum, to join or
     bind together; cf. Gr. ??? to fasten, Skr. sarit thread. Cf.
     Assert, Desert a solitude, Exert, Insert,
     Seraglio.]
     1. A number of things or events standing or succeeding in
        order, and connected by a like relation; sequence; order;
        course; a succession of things; as, a continuous series of
        calamitous events.
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              During some years his life a series of triumphs.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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     2. (Biol.) Any comprehensive group of animals or plants
        including several subordinate related groups.
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     Note: Sometimes a series includes several classes; sometimes
           only orders or families; in other cases only species.
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     3. (Bot.) In Engler's system of plant classification, a group
        of families showing certain structural or morphological
        relationships. It corresponds to the cohort of some
        writers, and to the order of many modern systematists.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     4. (Math.) An indefinite number of terms succeeding one
        another, each of which is derived from one or more of the
        preceding by a fixed law, called the law of the series;
        as, an arithmetical series; a geometrical series.
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     5. (Elec.) A mode of arranging the separate parts of a
        circuit by connecting them successively end to end to form
        a single path for the current; -- opposed to parallel.
        The parts so arranged are said to be
  
     in series.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     6. (Com.) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cohort \Co"hort\, n. [L. cohors, prop. an inclosure: cf. F.
     cohorte. See Court, n.]
     1. (Rom. Antiq.) A body of about five or six hundred
        soldiers; the tenth part of a legion.
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     2. Any band or body of warriors.
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              With him the cohort bright
              Of watchful cherubim.                 --Milton.
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     3. (Bot.) A natural group of orders of plants, less
        comprehensive than a class.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cohort
      n 1: a company of companions or supporters
      2: a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
      3: a group of people having approximately the same age [syn:
         age group, age bracket, cohort]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  124 Moby Thesaurus words for "cohort":
     KP, abettor, accessory, accomplice, accomplice in crime, adherent,
     adjunct, age group, ally, army, army group, associate, attendance,
     attendant, band, battalion, battery, battle group, bedfellow, bevy,
     body, body of retainers, brigade, brother, brother-in-arms, bunch,
     cabal, cadre, cast, clique, coadjutor, coconspirator, colleague,
     column, combat command, combat team, companion, company,
     compatriot, compeer, complement, comrade, confederate, confrere,
     consociate, consort, contingent, copartner, corps, cortege,
     coterie, court, covey, crew, crony, crowd, detachment, detail,
     disciple, division, entourage, faction, fellow, fellow conspirator,
     fellow member, field army, field train, file, fleet, flying column,
     follower, following, friend, gang, garrison, group, grouping,
     groupment, henchman, in-group, junta, kitchen police, legion,
     maniple, mate, mob, movement, organization, out-group, outfit,
     pack, parasite, pard, partisan, party, peer group, phalanx,
     platoon, posse, rank, regiment, retinue, rout, salon, satellite,
     sectary, section, set, socius criminis, squad, squadron, stable,
     string, suite, supporter, tactical unit, task force, team, train,
     tribe, troop, troupe, unit, wing
  
  

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