coordinate clause

noun

Definition of coordinate clause

grammar
: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

coordinate play
  1. : equal in rank, quality, or significance

  2. : being of equal rank in a sentence

  3. : relating to or marked by coordination

  1. : to put in the same order or rank

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

  3. : 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

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

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

clause play
  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

  2. : a separate section of a discourse (see 1discourse 2) or writing


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