Co-option has two common meanings: the process of adding members to an
elected or ... Co-opted members may or may not have the same rights as the
elected members of a group (such as the right to vot...
Coopted definition, to elect into a body by the votes of the existing members. See
Define co-opted. co-opted synonyms, co-opted pronunciation, co-opted
translation, English dictionary definition of co-opted. tr.v. co-opt·ed , co-opt·ing ,
co-opts 1 ...
2 a : to take into a group (as a faction, movement, or culture) : absorb, assimilate
<the students are co–opted by a system they serve even in their struggle against
She was co-opted on to the committee last June. . › to include someone in ...
Whether they liked it or not, local people were co-opted into the victory parade. .
Mar 12, 2010 ... I prefer a hyphen in this one, myself, because coopt looks like an odd word and
makes me think it should be pronounced like cooped. But since ...
See also: coopt and coöpt ... co-opt (third-person singular simple present co-
opts, present participle co-opting, simple past and past participle co-opted). To
coopt | to add (someone) to a committee, board, etc, by the agreement of the
existing members | Definition, pronunciation, examples & translations.
... defied the usual pattern of L.-to-Eng. adaptation, which should have yielded
cooptate. Sense of "take over" is first recorded c.1953. Related: co-opted (1650s).
Some of the committee are saying that the co-opted trustees can't vote. Is that
right? Co-opting trustees is simply a mechanism for bringing someone onto the ...