Definition of coordination
1 : the process of organizing people or groups so that they work together properly and well
2 : the harmonious functioning of parts for effective results <The game requires excellent hand-eye coordination.>
Examples of coordination in a sentence
The new agency will oversee the coordination of the various departments.
The manager is in charge of project coordination.
There needs to be better coordination between departments.
the coordination of our schedules
better coordination of the dancers' moves
Playing sports improves strength and coordination.
The illness causes a loss of coordination.
Origin and Etymology of coordination
Late Latin coordination-, coordinatio, from Latin co- + ordination-, ordinatio arrangement, from ordinare to arrange — more at ordain
First Known Use: circa 1643
COORDINATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of coordination for English Language Learners
: the process of organizing people or groups so that they work together properly and well
: the process of causing things to be the same or to go together well
: the ability to move different parts of your body together well or easily
COORDINATION Defined for Kids
Definition of coordination for Students
: smooth working together (as of parts) <good muscular coordination>
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