What does coordinate mean?

Definitions for coordinatekoʊˈɔr dn ɪt, -dnˌeɪt; -ˌeɪt

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

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"


  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

  6. Origin: [Pref. co- + L. ordinatus, p. p. of ordinare to regulate. See Ordain.]

Anagrams for coordinate »

  1. carotenoid

  2. decoration

  3. carotenoid, decoration


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coordinate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coordinate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ed Marta:

    Now, we're able to cooperate and coordinate our work, with one single objective: to help people.

  2. Kendra Viner:

    We can use that to work with our prevention team here to coordinate education efforts and additional screening campaigns.

  3. Halgurd Hikmat:

    After that, we must coordinate with Baghdad and the coalition (of Western and Gulf Arab states) to get Islamic State out of Mosul.

  4. Sir William Alton Jones:

    The man who gets the most satisfactory results is not always the man with the most brilliant single mind, but rather the man who can best coordinate the brains and talents of his associates.

  5. Ed Marta:

    Before 2012, we could not talk, we could not sit at the same table. We were enemies fighting each other, killing each other, now, we're able to cooperate and coordinate our work, with one single objective: to help people.

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