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co·op·er·ate

 (kō-ŏp′ə-rāt′)
intr.v. co·op·er·at·ed, co·op·er·at·ing, co·op·er·ates
1. To work or act together toward a common end or purpose.
2. To acquiesce willingly; be compliant: asked the child to cooperate and go to bed.
3. To form an association for common, usually economic, benefit: When buyers cooperate, they can make large wholesale purchases at a discount.

[Late Latin cooperārī, cooperāt- : Latin co-, co- + operārī, to work (from opus, oper-, work; see op- in Indo-European roots).]

co·op′er·a′tor n.

cooperate

(kəʊˈɒpəˌreɪt) or

co-operate

vb (intr)
1. to work or act together
2. to be of assistance or be willing to assist
3. (Economics) economics (of firms, workers, consumers, etc) to engage in economic cooperation
[C17: from Late Latin cooperārī to work with, combine, from Latin operārī to work]
coˈoperˌator, co-ˈoperˌator n

co•op•er•ate

or co-op•er•ate

(koʊˈɒp əˌreɪt)

v.i. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to work or act together or jointly for a common purpose or benefit.
2. to work or act with others willingly and agreeably.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin cooperātus, past participle of cooperārī to work together]
co•op′er•a`tor, n.

cooperate


Past participle: cooperated
Gerund: cooperating

Imperative
cooperate
cooperate
Present
I cooperate
you cooperate
he/she/it cooperates
we cooperate
you cooperate
they cooperate
Preterite
I cooperated
you cooperated
he/she/it cooperated
we cooperated
you cooperated
they cooperated
Present Continuous
I am cooperating
you are cooperating
he/she/it is cooperating
we are cooperating
you are cooperating
they are cooperating
Present Perfect
I have cooperated
you have cooperated
he/she/it has cooperated
we have cooperated
you have cooperated
they have cooperated
Past Continuous
I was cooperating
you were cooperating
he/she/it was cooperating
we were cooperating
you were cooperating
they were cooperating
Past Perfect
I had cooperated
you had cooperated
he/she/it had cooperated
we had cooperated
you had cooperated
they had cooperated
Future
I will cooperate
you will cooperate
he/she/it will cooperate
we will cooperate
you will cooperate
they will cooperate
Future Perfect
I will have cooperated
you will have cooperated
he/she/it will have cooperated
we will have cooperated
you will have cooperated
they will have cooperated
Future Continuous
I will be cooperating
you will be cooperating
he/she/it will be cooperating
we will be cooperating
you will be cooperating
they will be cooperating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cooperating
you have been cooperating
he/she/it has been cooperating
we have been cooperating
you have been cooperating
they have been cooperating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cooperating
you will have been cooperating
he/she/it will have been cooperating
we will have been cooperating
you will have been cooperating
they will have been cooperating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cooperating
you had been cooperating
he/she/it had been cooperating
we had been cooperating
you had been cooperating
they had been cooperating
Conditional
I would cooperate
you would cooperate
he/she/it would cooperate
we would cooperate
you would cooperate
they would cooperate
Past Conditional
I would have cooperated
you would have cooperated
he/she/it would have cooperated
we would have cooperated
you would have cooperated
they would have cooperated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cooperate - work together on a common enterprise of project; "The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well"; "We joined forces with another research group"
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
collaborate - cooperate as a traitor; "he collaborated with the Nazis when they occupied Paris"
go along, play along - cooperate or pretend to cooperate; "He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment"

cooperate

verb
1. work together, collaborate, coordinate, join forces, conspire, concur, pull together, pool resources, combine your efforts The two parties are cooperating more than they have done in years.
work together fight, struggle, be in opposition conflict, contend
2. help, contribute to, assist, go along with, aid, pitch in, abet, play ball (informal), lend a helping hand He agreed to cooperate with the police investigation.
help fight, prevent, oppose, resist, hamstring, hamper, thwart, hinder, struggle against, obstruct, impede, stymie, put the mockers on (informal)

cooperate

verb
To work together toward a common end:
Translations
تعاون
協力する
sodelovati

cooperate

[kəʊˈɒpəreɪt] VIcooperar, colaborar
to cooperate with sb (in sth/to do sth)cooperar con algn (en algo/para hacer algo)

cooperate

vikooperieren, zusammenarbeiten; (= go along with, not be awkward)mitmachen; to cooperate toward(s) a common endauf ein gemeinsames Ziel hinarbeiten; even the weather cooperated in making it a day to rememberauch das Wetter trug dazu bei, es zu einem denkwürdigen Tag zu machen; if the weather cooperateswenn das Wetter mitmacht

cooperate

[kəʊˈɒpəˌreɪt] vi to cooperate (with sb in or on sth/to do sth)cooperare (con qn in qc/per fare qc), collaborare (con qn in qc/per fare qc)
will he cooperate? → sarà disposto a collaborare?

cooperate

v. cooperar, ayudar, colaborar.

cooperate

vi colaborar, cooperar; if he cooperates..si él colabora
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The white people of this town, including both men and women, began arranging to decorate the town, and to form themselves into committees for the purpose of cooperating with the officers of our school in order that the distinguished visitor might have a fitting reception.
And though our personal sympathies may well go to the finer-spirited Irish, this outcome was on the whole fortunate; for only through religious union with Rome during the slow centuries of medieval rebirth could England be bound to the rest of Europe as one of the family of cooperating Christian states; and outside that family she would have been isolated and spiritually starved.
But to us, in our lapsed estate, resting, not advancing, resisting, not cooperating with the divine expansion, this growth comes by shocks.
Six categories emerged from the analysis: (a) advance planning, (b) the sharing of resources, (c) the provision of constructive, specific feedback, (d) multi-modal feedback including written feedback, (e) cooperating teacher modeling of effective practices, and (f) practices demonstrating trust and confidence (see Table 1).
Also speaking in the meeting, Nihat Ergun said Turkey was cooperating with Japanese companies Toyota, Isuzu and Honda but it wanted to boost its current cooperation.
Israel described the so-called "Group of Experts" appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as being biased, suggesting that Tel Aviv would not be cooperating with any investigation of its May 31 raid of a Turkish aid ship which resulted in the death of nine Turks, reported pan-Arab daily AL HAYAT, Monday.
NATO's top official says this year's NATO summit should focus on cooperating with Russia to make missile defense systems to protect countries against possible aggressors like Iran.
A cooperating witness, acting at the direction of law enforcement, held himself out to Ranjha and his associates to be involved in large scale international drug trafficking, international smuggling of counterfeit cigarettes and weapons.
It is the Cooperating Teacher who helps the college student make the transition from student to teacher.
The bishops have cautioned pregnancy information centres run by Catholic agencies not to co-operate with or share services with Donum Vitae, since providing a certificate to allow an abortion is totally against Catholic teaching and would be cooperating with the evil of abortion.
At today's plea hearing, the prosecutor told the Court that, had the case proceeded to trial, the evidence would have proven that on March 6, April 5, and April 16, 2002, BAIONA met with a cooperating witness working for the DEA inside a building at Shawmut Avenue and Hanson Street in the South End of Boston.
This qualitative study, conducted in an urban PDS with five cooperating teachers, explains how the participants perceived their classroom practice as improving as a result of working in a PDS context.