working or acting together willingly for a common purpose or benefit.
demonstrating a willingness to cooperate:
The librarian was cooperative in helping us find the book.
pertaining to economic cooperation:
a cooperative business.
involving or denoting an educational program comprising both classroom study and on-the-job or technical training, especially in colleges and universities.
a jointly owned enterprise engaging in the production or distribution of goods or the supplying of services, operated by its members for their mutual benefit, typically organized by consumers or farmers.
Also called co-op, cooperative apartment.
a building owned and managed by a corporation in which shares are sold, entitling the shareholders to occupy individual units in the building.
an apartment in such a building.
Compare condominium (defs 1, 2).
willing to cooperate; helpful
acting in conjunction with others; cooperating
(of an enterprise, farm, etc) owned collectively and managed for joint economic benefit
(of an economy or economic activity) based on collective ownership and cooperative use of the means of production and distribution
a cooperative organization
(US) Also called cooperative apartment. a block of flats belonging to a corporation in which shares are owned in proportion to the relative value of the flat occupied Sometimes shortened to coop Compare condominium (sense 3)
adjective 1. of the same order or degree; equal in rank or importance. 2. involving coordination. 3. Mathematics. using or pertaining to systems of coordinates. 4. Grammar. of the same rank in grammatical construction, as Jack and Jill in the phrase Jack and Jill, or got up and shook hands in the sentence He got […]
verb (used with object) 1. to draw the cork from. 2. Informal. to release or unveil; unleash: to uncork one’s pent-up emotions. verb (transitive) 1. to draw the cork from (a bottle, etc) 2. to release or unleash (emotions, etc)
adjective 1. marinated in brine, often containing garlic, peppercorns, cloves, etc.; preserved or cured with salt: corned beef. noun 1. Also called Indian corn; especially technical and British, maize. a tall cereal plant, Zea mays, cultivated in many varieties, having a jointed, solid stem and bearing the grain, seeds, or kernels on large ears. 2. […]
verb (used with object), Navigation. 1. to convert (a true course) into a magnetic course. 2. to convert (a magnetic course) into a compass course.