Coordinate meaning

kō-ôr'dn-ĭt, -āt'
To coordinate is to arrange for things to all come together or to work with someone else to establish a common aim.

An example of coordinate is when you plan all the parts of a trip.

An example of coordinate is when you and a friend split up a big science project and decide who will do what.

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The definition of a coordinate is something that complements another item such as in style or color.

An example of coordinate is a jacket that has the style and color that lets it be worn with many skirts and pants.

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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.
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A set of articles, as of clothing or luggage, designed to match or complement one other, as in style or color.
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To make harmonious; harmonize.

Coordinate the colors of a design.

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To work or function together harmoniously.

A nursing staff that coordinates smoothly.

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To cause to work or function in a common action or effort.

Coordinating the moving parts of a machine.

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To work or function together harmoniously.

A nursing staff that coordinates smoothly.

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To form a harmonious combination; match.

Shoes that coordinate with the rest of the outfit.

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To make harmonious; harmonize.

Coordinate the colors of a design.

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To form a harmonious combination; match.

Shoes that coordinate with the rest of the outfit.

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Of the same order or importance; equal in rank.
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To place in the same order, rank, etc.; make coordinate.
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Something that is equal to another thing.
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To match (objects, especially clothes).
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Directions.

Give me some coordinates so I can find my way.

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Of or based on a system of coordinates.
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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.
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To link (syntactic units) at an equal level.
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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.
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Directions.

Give me some coordinates so I can find my way.

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A set of articles, as of clothing or luggage, designed to match or complement one other, as in style or color.
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Of or based on a system of coordinates.
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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.
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To cause to work or function in a common action or effort.

Coordinating the moving parts of a machine.

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To link (syntactic units) at an equal level.
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Of or involving coordination or coordinates.
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Being of equal structural rank.

Coordinate clauses.

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A coordinate person or thing.
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Articles of clothing, luggage, etc. designed to form a pleasing ensemble when worn or used together.
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Any of a set of numbers in a reference system that locates the position of a point.
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To bring into proper order or relation; adjust (various parts) so as to have harmonious action; harmonize.
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To design as coordinates.

To coordinate pieces of designer luggage.

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To become coordinate; function harmoniously.
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One of a set of numbers that determines the position of a point. Only one coordinate is needed if the point is on a line, two if the point is in a plane, and three if it is in space.
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Belonging to a system of indexing by two or more terms. For example, points on a plane, cells in a spreadsheet and bits in dynamic RAM chips are identified by a pair of coordinates. Points in space are identified by sets of three coordinates.
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Of the same rank; equal.
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(mathematics, cartography) A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure.
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To synchronize (activities).
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Origin of coordinate

  • co– ordinate
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • co– ordinate
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Medieval Latin coordinatus, past participle of coordinare (“arrange together”), from Latin co- (“together”) + ordinare (“arrange”). See ordain and ordinate.
    From Wiktionary