geminate

Definitions of geminate
  1. verb
    form by reduplication
    synonyms: reduplicate
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    type of:
    double, duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate
    make or do or perform again
  2. verb
    arrange in pairs
    synonyms: pair
    pair
    occur in pairs
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    type of:
    arrange, set up
    put into a proper or systematic order
  3. verb
    arrange or combine in pairs
    “The consonants are geminated in these words”
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    type of:
    double, duplicate
    increase twofold
  4. verb
    occur in pairs
    synonyms: pair
    pair
    arrange in pairs
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    type of:
    occur
    to be found to exist
  5. noun
    a doubled or long consonant
    “the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate
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    type of:
    consonant
    a speech sound that is not a vowel
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