ordinate ordinate

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis
  2. (v) appoint to a clerical posts
  3. (v) bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation

Usage(s):

  1. Full of inspiration, he went home to his drafting board, in no time had turned out a design for a power control unit which would co-ordinate the functions of his digging machine.
  2. The members were to advise the Executive Director, whose job was to co-ordinate all administrative functions of the Government.
  3. They agreed to form a joint council to co-ordinate the protection of Jews' civil and political rights, to drop the referendum plan.

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  1. "There has to be an obvious leader overseeing the whole structure," added Corry. "That's probably what has been lacking and what Brian has been looking for, someone to be at the top to co-ordinate the whole thing while he gets on with...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Martin Corry Source: ic Wales

  2. "There's still a desire to have an international figure who can better co-ordinate the international effort," and Afghanistan's US-backed government is on board, Rice said. "We'll take a look at the job description...... but we want to be...
    on Feb 6, 2006 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: 940 News

  3. "I am confident we will be able to overcome this tragedy," Ban said. "At the same time, I hope you people and government can co-ordinate the flow of aid so the aid work can be done in a more systematic and organised way."
    on May 22, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: guardian.co.uk

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