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 (kō-ôr′dn-ĭt, -āt′)
1. Mathematics 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.
2. coordinates Informal Directions: Give me some coordinates so I can find my way.
3. coordinates A set of articles, as of clothing or luggage, designed to match or complement one other, as in style or color.
a. Of equal importance, rank, or degree: jobs with coordinate responsibilities.
b. Grammar Having equal syntactic status; not subordinate: coordinate phrases.
2. Mathematics Of or based on a system of coordinates.
3. 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.
v. (-āt′) co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing, co·or·di·nates
1. To cause to work or function in a common action or effort: coordinating the moving parts of a machine.
2. To make harmonious; harmonize: coordinate the colors of a design.
3. Grammar To link (syntactic units) at an equal level.
1. To work or function together harmoniously: a nursing staff that coordinates smoothly.
2. To form a harmonious combination; match: shoes that coordinate with the rest of the outfit.

co·or′di·nate·ly (-ĭt-lē) adv.
co·or′di·nate·ness (-ĭt-nĭs) n.
co·or′di·na′tive adj.
co·or′di·na′tor n.


or co-or•di•na•tor

(koʊˈɔr dnˌeɪ tər)

1. a person or thing that coordinates.
2. a coordinating conjunction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coordinator - someone whose task is to see that work goes harmoniouslycoordinator - someone whose task is to see that work goes harmoniously
arranger, organizer, organiser - a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise; "she was the organizer of the meeting"


[kəʊˈɔːdɪneɪtəʳ] Ncoordinador(a) m/f


nKoordinator(in) m(f); (Gram) → koordinierende or nebenordnende Konjunktion


[kəʊˈɔːdɪˌneɪtəʳ] ncoordinatore/trice
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