Definition of coordinate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    coordinate

     noun
    (British English also co-ordinate)noun
    BrE BrE//kəʊˈɔːdɪnət//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈɔːrdɪnət//
     
    The fashion world, The Earth and the atmosphere
     
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  1. 1[countable] either of two numbers or letters used to fix the position of a point on a map or graph the x, y coordinates of any point on a line See related entries: The Earth and the atmosphere
  2. 2coordinates [plural] (used in shops/stores etc.) pieces of clothing that can be worn together because, for example, the colours look good together See related entries: The fashion world
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent. (in the senses ‘of the same rank’ and ‘place in the same rank’): from co- ‘together’ + Latin ordinare (from ordo ‘order’), on the pattern of subordinate.
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