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Adjective: coordinating  kow'or-du,ney-ting
  1. (grammar) 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?'";
    - coordinative
Verb: coordinate  kow'or-di-nut or kow'ord-nut
  1. Bring order and organization to
    "Can you help me coordinate my files?";
    - organize, organise [Brit]
  2. Bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination
    "coordinate the wheels of my car";
    - align, ordinate
  3. Be co-ordinated
    "These activities coordinate well"
  4. Bring into common action, movement, or condition
    "coordinate the painters, masons, and plumbers"; "coordinate his actions with that of his colleagues"; "coordinate our efforts"

Type of: accord, adjust, agree, arrange, care, concord, consort, correct, deal, fit in, handle, harmonise [Brit], harmonize, manage, set, set up

Antonym: subordinating

Encyclopedia: Coordinate