- to work or act together or jointly for a common purpose or benefit.
- to work or act with another or other persons willingly and agreeably.
- to practice economic cooperation.
Origin of cooperate
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Examples from the Web for cooperated
I thought if I cooperated it would make it better… I was so upset that day.Exclusive: Michael Phelps’s Intersex Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Tells All
November 26, 2014
They have quarreled more than cooperated over the last six decades.China Is Financing Putin’s Aggression
Gordon G. Chang
November 13, 2014
He has cooperated fully with authorities and voluntarily testified before the grand jury for several hours.Adrian Peterson’s ‘Whooping’ and Ray Rice’s Knockout Are Both Domestic Violence
September 13, 2014
Turkey has cooperated at times with Israel and the West on contingency planning for Syria during its civil war.Israel Bombs Gaza While Hamas’ Kidnapping Mastermind Sits in Turkey
July 1, 2014
In the past, nationalist and Islamist groups have cooperated; and some Baathists like Haji Bakr have later become Islamists.Someone Is Spilling ISIS’s Secrets on Twitter
June 18, 2014
Mr. Work has cooperated with me in the most thoroughgoing manner.Negro Migration during the War
Emmett J. Scott
As soon as he perceived her intent, he cooperated enthusiastically.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
They cooperated quite willingly, if not always too intelligently.A Slave is a Slave
Henry Beam Piper
But the most pleasing thing of all was the way they cooperated with one another.Cerebrum
Grizek was dead, but Bassett and Tom Lowery remained and they cooperated.This Crowded Earth
- to work or act together
- to be of assistance or be willing to assist
- economics (of firms, workers, consumers, etc) to engage in economic cooperation
Word Origin and History for cooperated
also co-operate, c.1600, from Late Latin cooperatus, past participle of cooperari "to work together with" (see cooperation). Related: Cooperated; cooperating.