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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [noun, adverb koh-op; verb koh-op, koh-op]
    • /noun, adverb ˈkoʊ ɒp; verb ˈkoʊ ɒp, koʊˈɒp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [noun, adverb koh-op; verb koh-op, koh-op]
    • /noun, adverb ˈkoʊ ɒp; verb ˈkoʊ ɒp, koʊˈɒp/

Definitions of co-op word

  • countable noun co-op A co-op is a co-operative. 3
  • noun co-op a cooperative 3
  • abbreviation CO-OP cooperative 3
  • noun co-op a cooperative store, dwelling, program, etc. 1
  • verb with object co-op to place in a cooperative arrangement, especially to convert (an apartment or building) to a cooperative. 1
  • adjective co-op (of a game, especially a video game) cooperative, requiring players to work together to achieve a common objective: co-op play modes; co-op multiplayer games. 1

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Origin of co-op

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
First recorded in 1860-65; shortened form

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Parts of speech for Co-op


co-op popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 63% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for co-op

noun co-op

  • sanctuary — a sacred or holy place.
  • dwelling — Machinery. a flat or cylindrical area on a cam for maintaining a follower in a certain position during part of a cycle. a period in a cycle in the operation of a machine or engine during which a given part remains motionless.
  • habitat — the natural environment of an organism; place that is natural for the life and growth of an organism: a tropical habitat.
  • house — a building in which people live; residence for human beings.
  • haunt — to visit habitually or appear to frequently as a spirit or ghost: to haunt a house; to haunt a person.

Antonyms for co-op

noun co-op

  • annex — If a country annexes another country or an area of land, it seizes it and takes control of it.
  • office — Microsoft Office
  • business — Business is work relating to the production, buying, and selling of goods or services.
  • industry — the aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its principal product: the automobile industry; the steel industry.
  • brightness — the condition of being bright

Top questions with co-op

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