(also co-ordinate )
■ verb kəʊ'ɔ:dɪneɪt
1》 bring the different elements of (a complex activity or organization) into an efficient relationship.
↘negotiate with others in order to work together effectively.
2》 match or harmonize attractively.
3》 Chemistry form a ~ bond to.
■ adjective kəʊ'ɔ:dɪnət
1》 equal in rank or importance.
↘ Grammar (of parts of a compound sentence) equal in rank and fulfilling identical functions.
2》 Chemistry denoting a covalent bond in which one atom provides both the shared electrons.
■ noun kəʊ'ɔ:dɪnət
1》 Mathematics each of a group of numbers used to indicate the position of a point, line, or plane.
2》 ( ~s ) matching items of clothing.
C17: from co- + L. ordinare (from ordo 'order').