Meaning of COORDINATE in English


Pronunciation: k ō - ' o ̇ rd-n ə t; - ' o ̇ r-d ə -n ə t, -d ə - ˌ n ā t

Function: adjective

Etymology: probably back-formation from coordination

Date: 1641

1 a : equal in rank, quality, or significance b : being of equal rank in a sentence < coordinate clauses>

2 : relating to or marked by coordination

3 a : being a university that awards degrees to men and women taught usually by the same faculty but attending separate classes often on separate campuses b : being one of the colleges and especially the women's branch of a coordinate university

4 : of, relating to, or being a system of indexing by two or more terms so that documents may be retrieved through the intersection of index terms

– co · or · di · nate · ly adverb

– co · or · di · nate · ness noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.