Associations to the word «Cooperative»


COOPERATIVE, adjective. Ready to work with another person or in a team; ready to cooperate.
COOPERATIVE, adjective. Relating to a cooperative or cooperatives
COOPERATIVE, noun. A type of company that is owned partially or wholly by its employees, customers or tenants. Abbreviation: co-op.
COÖPERATIVE, adjective. Alternative spelling of cooperative
COOPERATIVE GAME, noun. (game theory) Informally, a game formalized using a function that assigns to each coalition of players a real number representing the payoff that the coalition can gain if it is formed, without specifying how the outcome is divided among the participants of the coalition; upon the execution of the game, each player can be a member of at most one coalition.

Dictionary definition

COOPERATIVE, noun. A jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners.
COOPERATIVE, noun. An association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it.
COOPERATIVE, adjective. Involving the joint activity of two or more; "concerted action"; "the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind"; "the conjunctive focus of political opposition"; "a cooperative effort"; "a united effort"; "joint military activities".
COOPERATIVE, adjective. Done with or working with others for a common purpose or benefit; "a cooperative effort".
COOPERATIVE, adjective. Willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement.

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle