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Dictionary entry overview: What does coordinating mean?
• COORDINATING (adjective)
The adjective COORDINATING has 1 sense:
1. serving to connect two grammatical constituents of identical construction
Familiarity information: COORDINATING used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||coordinating [BACK TO TOP]|
Serving to connect two grammatical constituents of identical construction
'and' in 'John and Mary' or in 'John walked and Mary rode' is a coordinating conjunction; and so is 'or' in 'will you go or stay?'
grammar (the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics or morphology))
subordinating (serving to connect a subordinate clause to a main clause)
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