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.
Origin of coordinate
Synonyms for coordinate
Related Words for co-ordinatemutual, complementary, ancillary, identical, comparable, corresponding, equivalent, proportionate, balanced, commensurate, comrade, acquaintance, buddy, companion, bride, roommate, schoolmate, spouse, coworker, playmate
Examples from the Web for co-ordinate
Historical Examples of co-ordinate
In their extremity they try to co-ordinate their acts with God's mind.Evening Round Up
William Crosbie Hunter
He cracked completely as soon as he tried to co-ordinate alone.But, I Don't Think
Gordon Randall Garrett
It epitomizes them all, transcends them all, and may co-ordinate them all.The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul
Jirah D. Buck
The ministry of reconciliation and the Church at large are co-ordinate.The Ordinance of Covenanting
But it seems to yield a richer meaning, if the "For's" be regarded as co-ordinate.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1
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.