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 coordinate
Now, if some rich Southern liberals want to finance and coordinate such an effort, great.
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|Tim Mak|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To coordinate complex military operations across multiple theaters, the group relies heavily on its midlevel leadership.
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|Thomas Seibert|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We know they coordinate and we never admit it publicly,” this official said.
It has a definite technique of a number of definite elements which must coordinate.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow|Saxton Pope
Instead of the Executive being a coordinate it will become a subordinate branch of the Government.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
Present are the coordinate slides often credited to Henry Maudslay.
The new movement of the hand which the child must coordinate is of particular importance.Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook|Maria Montessori
This bringing of union to the colonies was done for maintenance of order, to coordinate defense, and to enforce trade laws.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
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.