What does Cohort mean?

Definitions for Cohortˈkoʊ hɔrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cohort(noun)

    a company of companions or supporters

  2. cohort(noun)

    a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)

  3. age group, age bracket, cohort(noun)

    a group of people having approximately the same age


  1. cohort(Noun)

    A group of people supporting the same thing or person.

  2. cohort(Noun)

    A demographic grouping of people, especially those in a defined age group, or having a common characteristic.

    The 18-24 cohort shows a sharp increase in automobile fatalities over the proximate age groupings.

  3. cohort(Noun)

    Any division of a Roman legion, normally of about 500 men.

    Three cohorts of men were assigned to the region.

  4. cohort(Noun)

    An accomplice; abettor; associate.

    He was able to plea down his sentence by revealing the names of three of his cohorts, as well as the source of the information.

  5. cohort(Noun)

    Any band or body of warriors.

  6. cohort(Noun)

    A natural group of orders of plants, less comprehensive than a class.

  7. cohort(Noun)

    A colleague.

  8. Origin: From cohors (stem cohort-), perhaps via cohorte.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cohort(noun)

    a body of about five or six hundred soldiers; the tenth part of a legion

  2. Cohort(noun)

    any band or body of warriors

  3. Cohort(noun)

    a natural group of orders of plants, less comprehensive than a class

  4. Origin: [L. cohors, prop. an inclosure: cf. F. cohorte. See Court, n.]


  1. Cohort

    A cohort was the basic tactical unit of a Roman legion during the Second Punic War 218 to 201 BC or following the reforms of Gaius Marius in 107 BC.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cohort

    kō′hort, n. among the Romans, a body of soldiers from 300 to 600 in number, forming a tenth part of a legion: a band of armed men: any band of men. [Fr.,—L. cohors, an enclosed place, a multitude enclosed, a company of soldiers.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cohort in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cohort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ken Balcomb:

    There are only about a dozen reproductively viable females remaining in this population and very little possible recruitment to this cohort within the next few years.

  2. Andrew Smyth:

    We just wanted to look at a diverse cohort of people from all around the world and analyze what their risk for cognitive decline would be if they consumed what most organizations would consider a 'healthy diet'.

  3. Katrina Walsemann:

    I think that what we found in our study is conservative because we are looking at a cohort who didn’t take out as much in student loans as young people today, who are in college [and who] are taking out [money] right now.

  4. Greg Rosenbaum:

    My concern about the long-term health of the U.S.-Israel relationship and the rock-solid bipartisanship it needs is that the more that Israel does that calls into question the support of this cohort of younger voters, the less it is going to be able to rely on this reservoir of good will.

  5. Joan Walsh:

    But you know what’s also sad to me is that this cohort, I wrote about my Irish Catholic working class family, this cohort used to be so patriotic, and so much America—love it or leave it, things that I didn’t like about it, but that was just so stirred by this country’s—what they perceived as its values and much of the same cohort is with Donald Trump—dismissing the Russia allegations, doing nothing to support the people who are trying to get answers, and I find this kind of relative, this relativity about well, you know, if my guy doesn’t think it’s important or if my guy might even be threatened by it, then I don’t care either, that is not patriotism. That is something else entirely.

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