Meaning of COORDINATE in English

I. co ‧ or ‧ di ‧ nate 1 AC BrE AmE ( also co-ordinate British English ) /kəʊˈɔːdəneɪt, kəʊˈɔːdɪneɪt $ koʊˈɔːr-/ verb

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ coordination , ↑ coordinator ; verb : ↑ coordinate ; adjective : corrdinated ≠ ↑ uncoordinated ]

[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: Late Latin ; Origin: past participle of coordinare , from Latin co- ( ⇨ ↑ co- ) + ordinare 'to arrange' ]

1 . [transitive] to organize an activity so that the people involved in it work well together and achieve a good result:

The agencies are working together to co-ordinate policy on food safety.

2 . [transitive] to make the parts of your body move and work together well:

Her movements were beautifully co-ordinated.

I couldn’t get my brain to function or coordinate my muscles.

3 . [intransitive and transitive] if clothes, decorations etc coordinate, or if you coordinate them, they look good together because they have similar colours and styles:

Don’t be afraid to mix colours, as long as they co-ordinate.

You might coordinate your curtains and cushions.

coordinate with

The cooker is green, to co-ordinate with the kitchen.

II. co ‧ or ‧ din ‧ ate 2 AC BrE AmE ( also co-ordinate British English ) /kəʊˈɔːdənət, kəʊˈɔːdɪnət $ koʊˈɔːr-/ noun [countable]

1 . technical one of a set of numbers which give the exact position of a point on a map, computer screen etc

2 . coordinates [plural] things such as clothes that can be worn or used together because their colours match or their styles are similar:

Matching bag and accessories provide a complete ensemble of colour coordinates.

III. coordinate 3 AC BrE AmE ( also co-ordinate British English ) adjective technical

1 . equal in importance or rank in a sentence ⇨ subordinate :

coordinate clauses joined by ‘and’

2 . involving the use of coordinates

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.