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

1 sense of ordinate

Sense 1
ordinate -- (the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis)
       => 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)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ordinate

2 senses of ordinate

Sense 1
ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order -- (appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church")
       => invest, vest, enthrone -- (provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights")

Sense 2
align, ordinate, coordinate -- (bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

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