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cooperate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcooperateco‧op‧e‧rate (also co-operate British English) /kəʊˈɒpəreɪt $ koʊˈɑːp-/ ●●○ AWL verb [intransitive]  1 TOGETHERto work with someone else to achieve something that you both wantcooperate in/on The two universities are to cooperate in the development of a new industrial process. They agreed to co-operate with Brazil on a programme to protect the rain forests.cooperate with Lions cooperate with each other when hunting game. As chairman I was anxious to co-operate with Mr Baker as far as possible. The church seeks to cooperate closely with local schools.cooperate to do something Both sides agreed to co-operate to prevent illegal fishing in the area.2 HELPto do what someone wants you to docooperate with I advised my client to cooperate fully with the police. If you refuse to co-operate, I’ll kill you.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cooperateSuch a power could, more than anything, prove to be the greatest single incentive to cooperate.We'll be all right if the weather cooperates.Hernandez and Brown said they anticipate that Congress will cooperate and grant the city Medicare and Medicaid waivers.Then the members might agree to cooperate, and to join in punishing any member who defects.The administration is willing to cooperate and work toward peace.Finance ministers and central bankers agreed to cooperate closely to sustain the strength of the pound.As Katherine remembers it, I was so thrilled with the compliment that I cooperated from then on.Traditionally management has called upon workers to cooperate in increasing productivity.Roman Catholics, however, emphasizing the role of free will, believe that humans can cooperate in their salvation through actions.These three countries agreed to cooperate soon after the Second World War.Aid agencies and UN forces are cooperating to get food supplies to the people who need them.For safety they should cooperate when local authorities display signs, warning that the seashore is dangerous.Torrez pleaded guilty last March and is cooperating with prosecutors.The president said that Mexico would continue to cooperate with the US in the fight against drugs.cooperate to do somethingThey're cooperating to achieve common goals.He urged booksellers to cooperate to form a nationwide chain of ecumenical book outlets that would be well-funded and professionally run.For some megapodes, two brothers cooperate to help a female build her mound.Passengers cooperate to make the trains normal.The two casts of characters, although ostensibly cooperating to solve a crime of mutual interest, detest each other.Invitro, oncogenes cooperate to transform cells and render them tumorigenic.Invitro ras and p53 mutants cooperate to transform primary rat cells into cells capable of lethal tumourigenesis.Invitro certain combinations of oncogenes cooperate to transform primary rat cells.cooperate fullyShe cooperated fully in the project in a most commendable spirit of scientific interest.We're prepared to cooperate fully with any security council inquiry.
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Verb table
cooperate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycooperate
he, she, itcooperates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycooperated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave cooperated
he, she, ithas cooperated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad cooperated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cooperate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have cooperated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam cooperating
he, she, itis cooperating
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you, we, theyare cooperating
Past
I, he, she, itwas cooperating
you, we, theywere cooperating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been cooperating
he, she, ithas been cooperating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been cooperating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be cooperating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been cooperating
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