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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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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)
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cooperate

verb
To work together toward a common end:
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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)
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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
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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?
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cooperate

v. cooperar, ayudar, colaborar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cooperate

vi colaborar, cooperar; if he cooperates..si él colabora
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The newly approved project will prepare the cooperators and their farms in developing an eco-friendly and climate resilient environment while reducing synthetic fertilizer use and pesticide applications.
Meanwhile in another match of the event organised by KCCA Zone-II club Mansoora Sports, Good Luck CC defeated Young Cooperators CC by 28 runs at the Dawood Ground.
GOOD LUCK CC 196 in 32.2 overs (Visal Ahmed 45, Bakht Sher 39, Umar Bahadur 27, Danish Alam 25, Abdul Rehman 21; Tariq Ahmed 3-40, Mohibullah 2-28, Asad Hussain 2-37); YOUNG COOPERATORS CC 168 in 29.5 overs (Mohibullah 80, Fareedullah 35; Zakaullah 4-24, Umar Bahadur 3-31).
In Ilocos Sur, the farmer cooperators came from Candon City and San Emilio.
Psychology professor Pat Barclay said, "Most of the time we like the cooperators, the good guys.
Indeed, a majority of cooperators meeting defectors report them despite its cost and lack of personal benefit, in our study.
Zoran Zaev's party is engaged in secret negotiations with VMRO-DPMNE party of Nikola Gruevski for reaching a compromise that will unblock the ongoing political crisis in Macedonia, in exchange for "pardoning" Gruevski and his close cooperators, stress sources for Zurnal.mk.
In case of a large conflict between groups, on the contrary, the group with more cooperators is subject to win [17].
Ayag is one of several partners or cooperators of the Quezon Herbal Industry Program (QHIP), which the provincial government launched in 2014.
The contractor often hires dozens of cooperators or customer representatives to reach out to Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, and other nearby locations, to look for wealthy guests of VIP rooms.
Mitteldorf and Wilson [31] found that patches of cooperators were more favorable at the high density than patches of defectors if the population density was permitted to fluctuate.