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coopt

(kəʊˈɒpt) or

co-opt

vb (tr)
1. to add (someone) to a committee, board, etc, by the agreement of the existing members
2. to appoint summarily; commandeer
[C17: from Latin cooptāre to elect, from optāre to choose]
coˈoption, co-ˈoption, ˌcoopˈtation, ˌco-opˈtation n
coˈoptative, co-ˈoptative adj

coopt


Past participle: coopted
Gerund: coopting

Imperative
coopt
coopt
Present
I coopt
you coopt
he/she/it coopts
we coopt
you coopt
they coopt
Preterite
I coopted
you coopted
he/she/it coopted
we coopted
you coopted
they coopted
Present Continuous
I am coopting
you are coopting
he/she/it is coopting
we are coopting
you are coopting
they are coopting
Present Perfect
I have coopted
you have coopted
he/she/it has coopted
we have coopted
you have coopted
they have coopted
Past Continuous
I was coopting
you were coopting
he/she/it was coopting
we were coopting
you were coopting
they were coopting
Past Perfect
I had coopted
you had coopted
he/she/it had coopted
we had coopted
you had coopted
they had coopted
Future
I will coopt
you will coopt
he/she/it will coopt
we will coopt
you will coopt
they will coopt
Future Perfect
I will have coopted
you will have coopted
he/she/it will have coopted
we will have coopted
you will have coopted
they will have coopted
Future Continuous
I will be coopting
you will be coopting
he/she/it will be coopting
we will be coopting
you will be coopting
they will be coopting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coopting
you have been coopting
he/she/it has been coopting
we have been coopting
you have been coopting
they have been coopting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coopting
you will have been coopting
he/she/it will have been coopting
we will have been coopting
you will have been coopting
they will have been coopting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coopting
you had been coopting
he/she/it had been coopting
we had been coopting
you had been coopting
they had been coopting
Conditional
I would coopt
you would coopt
he/she/it would coopt
we would coopt
you would coopt
they would coopt
Past Conditional
I would have coopted
you would have coopted
he/she/it would have coopted
we would have coopted
you would have coopted
they would have coopted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

coopt

co-opt
verb appoint, choose, pick, select, elect She co-opted Natasha as her assistant.
Translations
kooptieren

coopt

vtselbst (hinzu)wählen, kooptieren (spec); he was coopted onto the committeeer wurde vom Komitee selbst dazugewählt

coopt

[kəʊˈɒpt] vt to coopt sb onto/into sthcooptare qn per qc
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