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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [koh-i-tey-nee-uh s]
    • /ˌkoʊ ɪˈteɪ ni əs/
    • /kˌəʊetˈeɪniəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-i-tey-nee-uh s]
    • /ˌkoʊ ɪˈteɪ ni əs/

Definitions of coetaneous word

  • adjective coetaneous of the same age or period 3
  • adjective coetaneous contemporary; coeval 3
  • adjective coetaneous of the same age or duration. 1
  • noun coetaneous Belonging to the same age, era or period; coeval or contemporary. 1

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Origin of coetaneous

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
1600-10; < Latin coaetāneus, equivalent to co- co- + aet(ās) age + -āneus compound adj. suffix; see -an, -eous

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Parts of speech for Coetaneous


coetaneous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for coetaneous

adj coetaneous

  • coeval — of or belonging to the same age or generation
  • coexistence — The coexistence of one thing with another is the fact that they exist together at the same time or in the same place.
  • concomitant — Concomitant is used to describe something that happens at the same time as another thing and is connected with it.
  • contemporaneous — If two events or situations are contemporaneous, they happen or exist during the same period of time.
  • simultaneous — existing, occurring, or operating at the same time; concurrent: simultaneous movements; simultaneous translation.

adjective coetaneous

  • contemporary — Contemporary things are modern and relate to the present time.

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