# coordinate

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## co·or·di·nate

(kō-ôr′dn-ĭt, -āt′)*n.*

**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.

*adj.*

**1.**

**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**

*v.*

*tr.*

**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.

*v.*

*intr.*

**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.*

## coordinate

*or*

## co-ordinate

*vb*

**1.**(

*tr*) to organize or integrate (diverse elements) in a harmonious operation

**2.**to place (things) in the same class or order, or (of things) to be placed in the same class or order

**3.**(

*intr*) to work together, esp harmoniously

**4.**(

*intr*) to take or be in the form of a harmonious order

**5.**(Chemistry)

*chem*to form or cause to form a coordinate bond

*n*

**6.**(Mathematics)

*maths*any of a set of numbers that defines the location of a point in space. See Cartesian coordinates, polar coordinates

**7.**a person or thing equal in rank, type, etc

*adj*

**8.**of, concerned with, or involving coordination

**9.**of the same rank, type, etc

**10.**(Mathematics) of or involving the use of coordinates: coordinate geometry.

**coˈordinately**,

**co-ˈordinately**

*adv*

**coˈordinateness**,

**co-ˈordinateness**

*n*

**coˈordinative**,

**co-ˈordinative**

*adj*

**coˈordiˌnator**,

**co-ˈordiˌnator**

*n*

## co•or•di•nate

## or **co-or•di•nate**

(*adj., n.*koʊˈɔr dn ɪt, -dnˌeɪt;

*v.*-ˌeɪt)

*adj.,*

*n.,*

*v.*

**-nat•ed, -nat•ing.**

*adj.*

**1.**of the same order or degree; equal in rank or importance.

**2.**involving coordination.

**3.**

*Math.*using or pertaining to systems of coordinates.

**4.**of the same grammatical rank in a construction, as

*Jack*and

*Jill*in the phrase

*Jack and Jill,*or

*got up*and

*shook hands*in the sentence He got up and shook hands.

*n.*

**5.**

*Math.*any of the magnitudes that serve to define the position of a point, line, or the like, by reference to a fixed figure, system of lines, etc.

**6.**a person or thing of equal rank or importance; an equal.

**7.**

**coordinates,**articles, as of clothing, harmonizing in color, material, or style.

*v.t.*

**8.**to place or class in the same order, rank, or division.

**9.**to place or arrange in proper order or position.

**10.**to combine in harmonious relation or action.

*v.i.*

**11.**to become coordinate.

**12.**to act in harmonious combination.

**co•or′di•nate•ly,**

*adv.*

**co•or′di•na•tive,**

*adj.*

## co·or·di·nate

(kō-ôr′dn-ĭt) 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.

## coordinate

**Past participle:**coordinated

**Gerund:**coordinating

Imperative |
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coordinate |

coordinate |

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Noun | 1. | coordinate - a number that identifies a position relative to an axisCartesian coordinate - one of the coordinates in a system of coordinates that locates a point on a plane or in space by its distance from two lines or three planes respectively; the two lines or the intersections of the three planes are the coordinate axes polar coordinate - either of two values that locate a point on a plane by its distance from a fixed pole and its angle from a fixed line passing through the pole number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence" |

Verb | 1. | coordinate - bring order and organization to; "Can you help me organize my files?"structure - give a structure to; "I need to structure my days" |

2. | coordinate - bring into common action, movement, or condition; "coordinate the painters, masons, and plumbers"; "coordinate his actions with that of his colleagues"; "coordinate our efforts" | |

3. | coordinate - be co-ordinated; "These activities coordinate well"conform to, fit, meet - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" | |

4. | coordinate - bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts"adjust, correct, set - alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels" misalign - align imperfectly or badly; "the elements of the turbine were misaligned" | |

Adj. | 1. | coordinate - of equal importance, rank, or degreeequal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law" |

## coordinate

*verb*

**1.**organize, synchronize, integrate, bring together, mesh, correlate, systematize Officials visited the earthquake zone to coordinate the relief effort.

## coordinate

*verb*

**1.**To bring into accord:

**2.**To combine and adapt in order to attain a particular effect:

Translations

**koordinovat**

**souřadnice**

**koordinat**

**koordinaatti**

**koordinoida**

**koordinat**

**koordinera**

## coordinate

## coordinate

*n*(Math etc) → Koordinate

*f*; (= equal) → etwas Gleichwertiges;

**coordinate**s (= clothes) → Kleidung

*f*→ zum Kombinieren

*vt*

*movements, muscles, pieces of work*→ koordinieren; (two people, firms)

*operations etc also*→ aufeinander abstimmen;

*thoughts also*→ ordnen; to

**coordinate**one thing with another → eine Sache auf eine andere abstimmen

(Gram) → nebenordnen, koordinieren; coordinating conjunction → nebenordnende

*or*koordinierende Konjunktion## coordinate

[*n*kəʊˈɔːdnɪt;

*vb*kəʊˈɔːdɪˌneɪt]

## co·or·di·nate

*vt.*coordinar.

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