Definition of cooperate in English:

cooperate

Line breaks: co|oper|ate
Pronunciation: /kəʊˈɒpəreɪt
 
/
(also co-operate)

verb

[no object]

Derivatives

cooperant

noun
More example sentences
  • She was approached by this group for a cooperant.
  • The most recent reports from cooperants in the area describe the disaster as beyond comprehension.
  • On arrival in the field, cooperants receive a general orientation with country specific information.

cooperator

noun
More example sentences
  • The first step is to divide the civilian world into two, separating the trustworthy cooperators from the noncooperators, so we don't have to search every car, package, and pocket.
  • Not all humans are active cooperators with this conspiracy (though some are).
  • It is time for the two peoples to shift from competitors to cooperators.

Origin

late 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin cooperat- 'worked together', from the verb cooperari, from co- 'together' + operari 'to work'.

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