1. a group of companions; 2. a group of people who share a common factor; 3. a supporter
– Greg and I have started several businesses together, and he has always been a loyal cohort.
– The candidates main support comes from a cohort of senior citizens who feel that he understands the needs of people in their age group.
– The study followed a cohort of students over their college career and was able to prove that a better vocabulary improves one’s chance for success.
– The cohorts in the crime got away with the money before anyone realized what had happened.
group, band, companion, side-kick
1. completely free of interruption and disturbance–calm; 2. easily satisfied
– The placid sea and the approaching storm clouds appeared to be the calm before the storm.
– Her placid manner often made people think she never got angry.
– The placid lake is great for swimming and canoeing.
– Luckily, I wasn’t in a hurry and remained placid and relaxed despite the repeated flight delays.
serene, calm, peaceful, tranquil,
frenzied, turbulent, rough,