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coordinating

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

co-ordinate \co-ordinate\, coordinate \co*["o]r"di*nate\(-n[=a]t), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Coordinated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coordinating}.]

1. To make coordinate; to put in the same order or rank; as, to coordinate ideas in classification.

2. To give a common action, movement, or condition to; to regulate and combine so as to produce harmonious action; to adjust; to harmonize; as, to coordinate muscular movements.

3. to be co-ordinated; as, These activities co-ordinate well.

Syn: coordinate. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

coordinating \coordinating\ co-ordinating \co-ordinating\adj. (Grammar) joining together words or phrases of equal grammatical rank. {subordinative}

Syn: coordinative. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

coordinating

adjective

1: serving to connect two grammatical constituents of identical construction; "'and' in 'John and Mary' or in 'John walked and Mary rode' is a coordinating conjunction; and so is 'or' in 'will you go or stay?'" [syn: {coordinating(a)}, {coordinative}] [ant: {subordinating(a)}, {subordinative}]


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