Meaning of CO-OPT in English

CO-OPT

transitive verb Etymology: Latin cooptare, from co- + optare to choose Date: 1651 1. to choose or elect as a member, to appoint as a colleague or assistant, 2. to take into a group (as a faction, movement, or culture) ; absorb , assimilate , take over , appropriate , ~ation noun ~ative adjective ~ion noun ~ive adjective

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