Definitions of co

  1. a hard ferromagnetic silver- white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
  2. a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
  3. an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
  4. a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
  5. one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience
  6. A form of the prefix com-, signifying with, together, in conjunction, joint. It is used before vowels and some consonants. See Com-.
  7. Symbol for cobalt.
  8. 1. Carbon monoxide, carbonic oxide. 2. Carbonyl.
  9. With; together See COM-. Co is often joined to purely English words; as, comate, copartner, corespondent ( distinguished from correspondent).
  10. Of the complement; as, cosine.
  11. A prefix of Latin origin; ao abbreviation for company. See Con.
  12. A form of the prefix con, and means, with; together; together with; co is used before a vowel and h, as coalesce, cohabit, and is often separated from the word by a hyphen, as co- operate, co- partner; in math., co is an abbreviation of complement, as co- latitude, co- sine, co- tangent. Note.- The prefix con assumes the various forms of co, cog, col, com, cor, according to the first letter of the second element of the compound; but, 1, con becomes com before b and p, as combustion, compel; 2, con is retained before j and v, except in comfort, as conflict, convene; 3, con is retained before t, d, q, g, and s, as content, condole, conquest, congeal, consent.

Usage examples for co

  1. He was by himself, Sequence and the " Co – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  2. Look at your Co Citizens now. – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  3. Towards the close of autumn, he again left the Maumee; and, followed by four hundred warriors, journeyed westward, to visit in succession the different tribes, and gain their co operation in his plans of final defence. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  4. Others admit, at least, a co reference to the prophet the Lord. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  5. London, Longmans, Green and Co – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  6. " I only ask your co operation," he returned confidently. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  7. The attack was not properly conducted owing to a jealousy amongst some of the generals, and there was not proper co operation. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  8. " But-" " Thanks for your co operation, lieutenant," Malone said. – Out Like a Light by Gordon Randall Garrett
  9. The agents will be along about then- Sauers and Co – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  10. Mr. Bond, of the firm of Gillows and Co – The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
  11. It requires a definite co operation with business. – The War After the War by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  12. He succeeded, however, in getting the active aid and co operation of Messrs. – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  13. It holds back something until all parts are co ordinated and " does the thing shall breed the thought." – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  14. Fisse, Thirion, and Co – Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines by Henry Vizetelly
  15. When, however, Percy and Co – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  16. They would ask him who the Co – In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses by Henry Lawson
  17. Is the Cascade Development and Securities Co – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  18. This knowledge enabled him to keep up more than the show of co operation with the French in matters which concerned the welfare of the people. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  19. May I rely on your co operation? – The Old Man in the Corner by Baroness Orczy
  20. This inventory was taken without the co operation of the padre, who refused to sign it. – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James