Definitions for co-opˈkoʊ ɒp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co-opˈkoʊ ɒp(n.)

  1. a cooperative enterprise, building, or apartment.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Idioms for co-op:

  1. go co-op,(of an apartment building) to convert to a cooperative.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of co-op:

1860–65; by shortening

co′-op•er(n.)

coopkup, kʊp(n.)

  1. an enclosure or cage in which poultry or small animals are penned.

  2. a confined space.

  3. Slang.

    Category: Status (usage)

    Ref: prison.

  4. (v.t.)to place in or as if in a coop (often fol. by up).

Idioms for coop:

  1. fly the coop,to escape.

    Category: Idiom, Informal

Origin of coop:

1250–1300; ME coupe basket, perh. < Scand; cf. Norw kaup wooden can; akin to OE cȳpa basket

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. chicken coop, coop, hencoop, henhouse(noun)

    a farm building for housing poultry

  3. cage, coop(noun)

    an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept

Wiktionary

  1. co-op(Noun)

    A unit of a housing co-operative; a purchased apartment where the apartment owners collectively are responsible for maintenance of common areas and upkeep.

  2. co-op(Noun)

    Any co-operative, including housing, retail, utility, agricultural, banking or worker cooperatives.

  3. Co-op(Noun)

    Any of very many shops belonging to the Cooperative Retail Society

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'co-op' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3361

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