from The Century Dictionary.

  • Operating, laboring, or striving jointly for the attainment of certain ends.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Operating jointly to the same end.
  • adjective a society established on the principle of a joint-stock association, for the production of commodities, or their purchase and distribution for consumption, or for the borrowing and lending of capital among its members.
  • adjective a store established by a coöperative society, where the members make their purchases and share in the profits or losses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of cooperative.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective done with or working with others for a common purpose or benefit
  • adjective willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement
  • adjective involving the joint activity of two or more
  • noun an association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it
  • noun a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners


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