Definitions for: Cooperation


[n] the practice of cooperating; "economic cooperation"; "they agreed on a policy of cooperation"
[n] joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"



Webster (1913) Definition: Co*["o]p`er*a"tion, n. [L. co["o]peratio: cf. F.
coop['e]ration.]
1. The act of co["o]perating, or of operating together to one
end; joint operation; concurrent effort or labor.

Not holpen by the co["o]peration of angels. --Bacon.

2. (Polit. Econ.) The association of a number of persons for
their benefit.

Antonyms: competition, contention, rivalry

See Also: abidance, allegiance, coaction, collaboration, commitment, compliance, compromise, concurrence, conformation, conformity, dedication, group action, loyalty, pattern, practice, quislingism, rapprochement, reconciliation, representation, selflessness, self-sacrifice, teamwork, via media

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