co·​ac·​tive ˌkō-ˈak-tiv How to pronounce coactive (audio)
variants or co-active
: acting in concurrence or together
coactive partners
coactively adverb
coactively searching for a solution
coactivity noun
or co-activity
plural coactivities or co-activities
And forget the parenting magazine advice that recommends folding laundry as a great co-activity. Jennie Sutherland

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coactive was circa 1616

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Cite this Entry

“Coactive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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