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### Meaning of ORDINATE

 Pronunciation: 'owrdinit WordNet Dictionary Definition: [n]  the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis [v]  bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts" [v]  appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church" ORDINATE is a 8 letter word that starts with O. Synonyms: See Also: Webster's 1913 Dictionary Definition: ```\Or"di*nate\, a. [L. ordinatus, p. p. of ordinare. See {Ordain}.] Well-ordered; orderly; regular; methodical. ``A life blissful and ordinate.'' --Chaucer. {Ordinate figure} (Math.), a figure whose sides and angles are equal; a regular figure. ``` ```\Or"di*nate\, n. (Geom.) The distance of any point in a curve or a straight line, measured on a line called the axis of ordinates or on a line parallel to it, from another line called the axis of abscissas, on which the corresponding abscissa of the point is measured. Note: The ordinate and abscissa, taken together, are called co["o]rdinates, and define the position of the point with reference to the two axes named, the intersection of which is called the origin of co["o]rdinates. See {Coordinate}. ``` ```\Or"di*nate\, v. t. To appoint, to regulate; to harmonize. --Bp. Hall. ``` Computing Dictionary Definition: The y-coordinate on an (x,y) graph; the output of a function plotted against its input.x is the "abscissa".