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English noun: ordinate

1. ordinate (cognition) the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

Broader (hypernym)Cartesian coordinate

English verb: ordinate

1. ordinate (social) appoint to a clerical posts

SamplesHe was ordained in the Church.

Synonymsconsecrate, ordain, order

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP

Broader (hypernym)enthrone, invest, vest

2. ordinate (change) bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation

SamplesAlign the wheels of my car.
Ordinate similar parts.

Synonymsalign, coordinate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set

Narrower (hyponym)misalign

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