coordinator etymology

English word coordinator comes from English -or, English coordinate

Detailed word origin of coordinator

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-or English (eng) (electrical science) Appended to the names of members of classes of components, especially those that have an extensive property name of the same root suffixed with -ance. Creates an agent noun, indicating a person who does something.
coordinate English (eng) (humorous, in the plural) Coordinated clothes.. (mathematics, cartography) A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure.. Something that is equal to another thing. Of the same rank; equal. (transitive) To match (objects, especially clothes).. (transitive) To synchronize (activities).
coordinator English (eng) (grammar) A member of a lexical class of words that joins words, phrases, and clauses at the same syntactic level.. (sports, chiefly, American football) An assistant coach responsible for a particular facet of the game, such as defense.. One who coordinates.

Words with the same origin as coordinator

Descendants of -or
accelerator actor actress advisor author calculator communicator decorator detonator donor elevator instructor investor perk perky projector radiator realtor sculptor sensor ventilator