Pronunciation of Cooperative
/kə͡ʊˈɒpəɹətˌɪv/, /kəʊˈɒpəɹətˌɪv/, /k_əʊ_ˈɒ_p_ə_ɹ_ə_t_ˌɪ_v/
Synonyms for cooperative:
dutiful, antisocial, servile, legalistic, high-ranking, canonical, semiskilled, nonresidential, peripatetic, law-abiding, unskilled, obedient, in-house, official, dairy, ceremonial, entry-level, collegiate, slavish, secretarial, custodial, responsive, honest.
Other synonyms and related words:
commune, accommodating, conjunctive, monotonous, honest, collaborative, synergetic, friendly, dairy, high-ranking, legalistic, shared, conjunct, accommodative, common, adjunct, semiskilled, collective, responsive, communal, community, thoughtful, co-op, public, freelance, factory, mutual, noncompetitive, orderly, Cooperating, conjoint, collegiate, ceremonial, slavish, subservient, helpful, concerted, nonresidential, official, appreciative, pastoral, dutiful, associate, alliance, obedient, probationary, compatible.
joint, unified (adjective)
adaptable, ductile, acquiescent, amenable, agreeable, persuadable, assenting, flexible, tractable, susceptible, willing, tame, eager, pliant, submissive, earnest, malleable, pliable, plastic, ready, receptive, yielding, biddable, compliant.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
manufacturing plant (noun)
Usage examples for cooperative:
- I don't see how any pacific re- adjustment of the social and economic relations between classes in this country can be effected except by the gradual substitution of cooperative associations for the present wages system. - "In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out", Booth, William.
- Eleanor, these are your cooperative parents. - "Turn About Eleanor", Ethel M. Kelley.