Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cooperative

2 senses of cooperative

Sense 1
cooperative, co-op -- (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)
       => commercial enterprise -- (an enterprise connected with commerce)

Sense 2
cooperative -- (an association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it)
       => association -- (a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association")

Antonyms of adj cooperative

3 senses of cooperative

Sense 1
concerted, conjunct, conjunctive, cooperative -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA joint) -> separate -- (independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church")

Sense 2
cooperative (vs. uncooperative) -- (done with or working with others for a common purpose or benefit; "a cooperative effort")

uncooperative (vs. cooperative) -- (unwilling to cooperate; "an uncooperative witness")

Sense 3
accommodative, cooperative -- (willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement)

INDIRECT (VIA noncompetitive) -> competitive, competitory -- (involving competition or competitiveness; "competitive games"; "to improve one's competitive position")

Similarity of adj cooperative

3 senses of cooperative

Sense 1
concerted, conjunct, conjunctive, cooperative -- (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")
       => joint (vs. separate) -- (united or combined; "a joint session of Congress"; "joint owners")

Sense 2
cooperative (vs. uncooperative) -- (done with or working with others for a common purpose or benefit; "a cooperative effort")
       => collaborative -- (accomplished by collaboration; "collaborative research")
       => synergetic, synergistic -- (working together; used especially of groups, as subsidiaries of a corporation, cooperating for an enhanced effect; "a synergistic effect")
          Also See-> helpful#1

Sense 3
accommodative, cooperative -- (willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement)
       => noncompetitive (vs. competitive) -- (not involving competition or competitiveness; "noncompetitive positions"; "noncompetitive interest in games")

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