ordinate




Definitions of ordinate
  1. noun

    the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

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    type of:

    Cartesian coordinate

    one of the coordinates in a system of coordinates that locates a point on a plane or in space by its distance from two lines or three planes respectively; the two lines or the intersections of the three planes are the coordinate axes

  2. verb

    bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation

    ordinate similar parts”
    synonyms:
    align, coordinate
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    types:

    misalign

    align imperfectly or badly
    type of:

    adjust, correct, set

    alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

  3. verb

    appoint to a clerical posts

    synonyms:
    consecrate, ordain, order
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    type of:

    enthrone, invest, vest

    provide with power and authority

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