What does co-option mean?

Definitions for co-option

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word co-option.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. co-option, co-optation(noun)

    the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)

  2. co-option, co-optation(noun)

    the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of co-option in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of co-option in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin:

    Failure is not an option.

  2. Inventor Hans Stier:

    We'll keep that option open.

  3. Ruslan Pukhov:

    It was simply the only option.

  4. Foreign Minister John Baird:

    Doing nothing is not an option.

  5. Paulo Gavino:

    Arbitration is always an option.

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