Definition of Coordinate in English :

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Coordinate meaning in English

Meaning of Coordinate in English

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1. co-ordinate, coordinate

a number that identifies a position relative to an axis


2. coordinate, organise, organize

bring order and organization to

Example Sentences:
'Can you help me organize my files?'

3. coordinate

bring into common action, movement, or condition

Example Sentences:
'coordinate the painters, masons, and plumbers'
'coordinate his actions with that of his colleagues'
'coordinate our efforts'

4. coordinate

be co-ordinated

Example Sentences:
'These activities coordinate well'

5. align, coordinate, ordinate

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

Example Sentences:
'align the wheels of my car'
'ordinate similar parts'


6. coordinate

of equal importance, rank, or degree

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (kəʊˈɔːdɪˌneɪt )
1. (transitive)
to organize or integrate (diverse elements) in a harmonious operation
to place (things) in the same class or order, or (of things) to be placed in the same class or order
3. (intransitive)
to work together, esp harmoniously
4. (intransitive)
to take or be in the form of a harmonious order
5. chemistry
to form or cause to form a coordinate bond
noun (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt , -ˌneɪt)
6. mathematics
any of a set of numbers that defines the location of a point in space
Cartesian coordinates, polar coordinates
a person or thing equal in rank, type, etc
adjective (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt , -ˌneɪt)
of, concerned with, or involving coordination
of the same rank, type, etc
of or involving the use of coordinates
coordinate geometry

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see synonyms of coordinate
of the same order or importance; equal in rank
of or involving coordination or coordinates
3.  Grammar
being of equal structural rank
coordinate clauses
a coordinate person or thing
5.  US; [pl.]
articles of clothing, luggage, etc. designed to form a pleasing ensemble when worn or used together
6.  Ancient Mathematics
any of a set of numbers in a reference system that locates the position of a point
verb transitiveWord forms: coˈordiˌnated or coˈordiˌnating
to place in the same order, rank, etc.; make coordinate
to bring into proper order or relation; adjust (various parts) so as to have harmonious action; harmonize
9.  US
to design as coordinates
color-coordinated luggage
verb intransitive
to become coordinate; function harmoniously

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see synonyms of coordinate
1. Mathematics Any of a set of two or more numbers used to determine the position of a point, line, curve, or plane in a space of a given dimension with respect to a system of lines or other fixed references.
2. coordinates Informal Directions: Give me some coordinates so I can find my way.
3. coordinates A set of articles, as of clothing or luggage, designed to match or complement one other, as in style or color.
a. Of equal importance, rank, or degree: jobs with coordinate responsibilities.
b. Grammar Having equal syntactic status; not subordinate: coordinate phrases.
2. Mathematics Of or based on a system of coordinates.
3. Of or relating to a university in which men and women are taught by the same faculty but in single-sex classes or on single-sex campuses.
v. (-āt) co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing, co·or·di·nates
1. To cause to work or function in a common action or effort: coordinating the moving parts of a machine.
2. To make harmonious; harmonize: coordinate the colors of a design.
3. Grammar To link (syntactic units) at an equal level.
1. To work or function together harmoniously: a nursing staff that coordinates smoothly.
2. To form a harmonious combination; match: shoes that coordinate with the rest of the outfit.

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