Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun geminate

1 sense of geminate

Sense 1
geminate -- (a doubled or long consonant; "the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate")
       => consonant -- (a speech sound that is not a vowel)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb geminate

4 senses of geminate

Sense 1
reduplicate, geminate -- (form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word")
       => duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate -- (make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick")

Sense 2
pair, geminate -- (occur in pairs)
       => occur -- (to be found to exist; "sexism occurs in many workplaces"; "precious stones occur in a large area in Brazil")

Sense 3
pair, geminate -- (arrange in pairs; "Pair these numbers")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 4
geminate -- (arrange or combine in pairs; "The consonants are geminated in these words")
       => double, duplicate -- (increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years")

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