What does Cohort mean?

Definitions for Cohortˈkoʊ hɔrt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Cohort.

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. Adetunji Toriola:

    We know cohort studies provide much more definitive answers.

  2. Albert Liu:

    We did not see infections among the cohort who had higher drug levels.

  3. Peter Ciganik:

    We are seeing strong household formation by the millennial cohort, which is putting pressure on many local housing markets.

  4. Steve Xu:

    I think the important thing is all the products in our cohort are highly rated, everyone likes the cheap products as much as the expensive ones.

  5. Edward Gregg:

    The newer cohort had more active years in part because they are less likely to become disabled in the first place, but once they get there they may come out of it.

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