verb (used with object), co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing.
verb (used without object), co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing.
- coordinate bond,
- coordinate clause,
- coordinate geometry,
- coordinate system,
- coordinated universal time
Origin of coordinate
Examples from the Web for co-ordinate
Essence derives its difference from other co-ordinate categories, vi.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
We have now to co-ordinate the different accounts of the end of Wat Tyler.The Story of London|Henry B. Wheatley
I do not mean those movements which are external, and co-ordinate with the movements of the arm; those belong to mimicry.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
Co-ordinate conjunctions are also used to connect infinitives and participles.Plain English|Marian Wharton
The prstolans stands in subordinate relation to the person waited for; the opperiens, in co-ordinate, whether as friend or foe.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
noun (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
adjective (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
1640s, "of the same order," from Medieval Latin coordinatus, past participle of coordinare "to set in order, arrange" (see coordination). Meaning "involving coordination" is from 1769. Related: Coordinance.
1823, in the mathematical sense, especially with reference to the system invented by Descartes; from coordinate (adj.). Hence, coordinates as a means of determining a location on the earth's surface (especially for aircraft), attested by 1960.
1660s, "to place in the same rank," from Latin coordinare (see coordination). Meaning "to arrange in proper position" (transitive) is from 1847; that of "to work together in order" (intransitive) is from 1863. Related: Coordinated; coordinating.