What does Cooperative mean?

Definitions for Cooperativekoʊˈɒp ər ə tɪv, -ˈɒp rə tɪv, -ˈɒp əˌreɪ tɪv

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cooperative, co-op(noun)

    a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners

  2. cooperative(adj)

    an association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it

  3. concerted, conjunct, conjunctive, cooperative(adj)

    involving the joint activity of two or more

    "concerted action"; "the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind"; "the conjunctive focus of political opposition"; "a cooperative effort"; "a united effort"; "joint military activities"

  4. cooperative(adj)

    done with or working with others for a common purpose or benefit

    "a cooperative effort"

  5. accommodative, cooperative(adj)

    willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement

Wiktionary

  1. cooperative(Noun)

    A type of company that is owned partially or wholly by its employees, customers or tenants. Abbreviation: co-op.

  2. cooperative(Adjective)

    Ready to work with another person or in a team; ready to cooperate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cooperative(adj)

    operating jointly to the same end

Freebase

  1. Cooperative

    A cooperative, co-operative, or coöperative is an autonomous association of persons who voluntarily cooperate for their mutual, social, economic, and cultural benefit. Cooperatives include non-profit community organizations and businesses that are owned and managed by the people who use its services or by the people who work there or by the people who live there, hybrids such as worker cooperatives that are also consumer cooperatives or credit unions, multi-stakeholder cooperatives such as those that bring together civil society and local actors to deliver community needs, and second and third tier cooperatives whose members are other cooperatives. In the United States, the National Cooperative Business Association serves as the sector's national membership association. It is dedicated to ensuring that cooperative businesses have the same opportunities as other businesses operating the country and that consumers have access to cooperatives in the marketplace.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cooperative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cooperative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Issa Arnita:

    Inmates continue to be fully cooperative with the relocation efforts.

  2. Pope Francis:

    Money at the service of life can be managed in the right way by cooperatives, on condition that it is a real cooperative where capital does not have command over men but men over capital.

  3. Tamaey Gottuso:

    You don't have to know the HOW only the WHAT. When you begin to focus on every single thing that you desire in great detail in every area of your life, as if you were living that moment now the Universe will bring all cooperative components together in divine timing to make your dream a reality.

  4. Pope Francis:

    When money becomes an idol, it commands the choices of man. And thus it ruins man and condemns him. It makes him a slave, money at the service of life can be managed in the right way by cooperatives, on condition that it is a real cooperative where capital does not have command over men but men over capital.

  5. John Tefft:

    We have serious differences over Russia's policy in Ukraine. As President Obama said at the G20 summit in Brisbane, we hope Russia will choose 'a different path', to resolve the issue of Ukraine in a way that respects Ukraine's sovereignty and is consistent with international law, We would prefer a Russia that is fully integrated with the global economy; that is thriving on behalf of its people; that can once again engage with us in cooperative efforts around global challenges.

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Translations for Cooperative

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تعاونيArabic
  • кооперати́в, коопера́ция, съвме́стен, кооперати́венBulgarian
  • cooperatiu, cooperativaCatalan, Valencian
  • družstvoCzech
  • Genossenschaft, kooperativGerman
  • συνεταιριστικός, συνεταιρισμός, συνεργάσιμοςGreek
  • kooperativoEsperanto
  • cooperativa, cooperativoSpanish
  • yhteistyöhaluinen, yhteistyökykyinen, osuuskunta, yhteistoiminnallinenFinnish
  • coopérativeFrench
  • co-obbraghManx
  • שתופיHebrew
  • կոոպերատիվArmenian
  • cooperativa, cooperativoItalian
  • cooperātivusLatin
  • samenwerkendDutch
  • samarbeidsvilligNorwegian
  • объединённый, това́рищество, кооперати́в, кооперати́вный, [[гото́вый]] к [[сотрудничество, совме́стныйRussian
  • kooperativaSerbo-Croatian
  • kooperativ, samarbetsvilligSwedish

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