coordinate clause

noun

Definition of coordinate clause

grammar

  1. :  one of two or more clauses in a sentence that are of equal importance and usually joined by and, or, or but

Word by Word Definitions

coordinateplay
  1. :  equal in rank, quality, or significance

    :  being of equal rank in a sentence

    :  relating to or marked by coordination

  1. :  to put in the same order or rank

    :  to bring into a common action, movement, or condition :  harmonize

    :  to attach so as to form a coordination complex

  1. :  any of a set of numbers used in specifying the location of a point on a line, on a surface, or in space

    :  any one of a set of variables used in specifying the state of a substance or the motion of a particle or momentum

    :  one who is of equal rank, authority, or importance with another

clauseplay
  1. :  a group of words containing a subject and predicate and functioning as a member of a complex (see 2complex 1b(2)) or compound (see 2compound 3b) sentence

    :  a separate section of a discourse (see 1discourse 3) or writing

    :  a distinct article in a formal document


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