What does Cooperation mean?

Definitions for Cooperationkoʊˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cooperation(noun)

    joint operation or action

    "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"

  2. cooperation(noun)

    the practice of cooperating

    "economic cooperation"; "they agreed on a policy of cooperation"


  1. cooperation(Noun)

    The act of cooperating or being cooperative.

  2. cooperation(Noun)

    Active help from a person, organization, et cetera.

  3. cooperation(Noun)

    An orderly sharing of space or resources.

  4. cooperation(Noun)

    Association for mutual benefit, such as for purposes of production or purchase.

  5. Origin: 1620–30, from cooperation, from cooperatio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cooperation(noun)

    the act of cooperating, or of operating together to one end; joint operation; concurrent effort or labor

  2. Cooperation(noun)

    the association of a number of persons for their benefit

  3. Origin: [L. cooperatio: cf. F. coopration.]


  1. Cooperation

    Cooperation is the process of working or acting together. In its simplest form it involves things working in harmony, while in its more complicated forms, it can involve something as complex as the inner workings of a human being or even the social patterns of a nation. It is the opposite of working separately in competition. Cooperation can also be accomplished by computers, which can handle shared resources simultaneously, while sharing processor time.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cooperation' in Nouns Frequency: #2627


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cooperation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cooperation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. White House spokesman Earnest:

    That is work that requires international cooperation.

  2. Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist:

    The military cooperation is, in practice, non-existent.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.

  4. Bryant McGill:

    Cooperation is a higher moral principle than competition.

  5. Ruan Zongze:

    Even on trade Trump underscored that he wants cooperation.

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