Definitions for coordinatekoʊˈɔr dn ɪt, -dnˌeɪt; -ˌeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•or•di•natekoʊˈɔr dn ɪt, -dnˌeɪt; -ˌeɪt(adj., n.; v.; adj.; n.)-nat•ed, -nat•ing.

or co-or•di•nate

  1. (adj.)of the same order or degree; equal in rank or importance.

  2. involving coordination.

  3. Math. using or pertaining to systems of coordinates.

    Category: Math

  4. of the same grammatical rank in a construction, as Jack and Jill in the phrase Jack and Jill, or got up and shook hands in the sentence

    He got up and shook hands.

    Category: Grammar

  5. (n.)Math. any of the magnitudes that serve to define the position of a point, line, or the like, by reference to a fixed figure, system of lines, etc.

    Category: Math

  6. a person or thing of equal rank or importance; an equal.

  7. coordinates, articles, as of clothing, harmonizing in color, material, or style.

  8. (v.t.)to place or class in the same order, rank, or division.

  9. to place or arrange in proper order or position.

  10. to combine in harmonious relation or action.

  11. (v.i.)to become coordinate.

  12. to act in harmonious combination.

Origin of coordinate:

1635–45; co - + (sub )ordinate


Princeton's WordNet

  1. coordinate, co-ordinate(adj)

    a number that identifies a position relative to an axis

  2. coordinate(verb)

    of equal importance, rank, or degree

  3. organize, organise, coordinate(verb)

    bring order and organization to

    "Can you help me organize my files?"

  4. coordinate(verb)

    bring into common action, movement, or condition

    "coordinate the painters, masons, and plumbers"; "coordinate his actions with that of his colleagues"; "coordinate our efforts"

  5. coordinate(verb)

    be co-ordinated

    "These activities coordinate well"

  6. align, ordinate, coordinate(verb)

    bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation

    "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. coordinate(verb)ʊˈɔr dn ɪt, -dnˌeɪt; v. -ˌeɪt

    to organize the different parts of an activity

    to coordinate the arrangements for the celebrations


  1. coordinate(Noun)

    A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure.

  2. coordinate(Noun)

    Something that is equal to another thing.

  3. coordinate(Verb)

    To synchronize (activities).

  4. coordinate(Verb)

    To match (objects, especially clothes).

  5. coordinate(Adjective)

    Of the same rank, equal.

  6. Origin: From coordinatus, past participle of coordinare, from co- + ordinare. See ordain and ordinate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coordinate(adj)

    equal in rank or order; not subordinate

  2. Coordinate(verb)

    to make coordinate; to put in the same order or rank; as, to coordinate ideas in classification

  3. Coordinate(verb)

    to give a common action, movement, or condition to; to regulate and combine so as to produce harmonious action; to adjust; to harmonize; as, to coordinate muscular movements

  4. Coordinate(noun)

    a thing of the same rank with another thing; one two or more persons or things of equal rank, authority, or importance

  5. Coordinate(noun)

    lines, or other elements of reference, by means of which the position of any point, as of a curve, is defined with respect to certain fixed lines, or planes, called coordinate axes and coordinate planes. See Abscissa

Anagrams of coordinate

  1. carotenoid

  2. decoration

  3. carotenoid, decoration


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