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 coordinateharmonize, integrate, organize, regulate, agree, correspondent, like, equal, same, counterpart, correlative, parallel, systematize, adjust, reconcile, correlate, conform, proportion, accommodate, synchronize
Examples from the Web for coordinate
Contemporary Examples of coordinate
Now, if some rich Southern liberals want to finance and coordinate such an effort, great.Seriously, Democrats: You’re Done in Dixie
December 10, 2014
Members of the Syrian moderate opposition want to coordinate on airstrikes, but say they have been rebuffed.U.S. Hasn’t Even Started Training Rebel Army to Fight ISIS
November 25, 2014
To coordinate complex military operations across multiple theaters, the group relies heavily on its midlevel leadership.Who the U.S. Should Really Hit in ISIS
Daniel Trombly, Yasir Abbas
September 23, 2014
The PKK has called for the formation of a joint Kurdish command to coordinate action against ISIS.PKK Kurdish Terrorists Are Fighting IS Terrorists With U.S. Help
August 16, 2014
“We know they coordinate and we never admit it publicly,” this official said.Who Assassinated a U.S. General?
August 6, 2014
Historical Examples of coordinate
Darwin was the first to coordinate the ample results of these lines of research.Evolution in Modern Thought
A leader who could not communicate with his forces and coordinate their actions would be helpless.Space Prison
He moves continually, because he must coordinate and adapt his mobility.Spontaneous Activity in Education
And there are attempts, worthy attempts, to coordinate and synthesize the sciences.A Far Country, Complete
They meet annually (in the autumn) and coordinate their meeting with that of the World Bank.After the Rain
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.