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1‘the new leadership would coordinate all manufacturing efforts’
harmonize, correlate, interrelate, synchronize, bring together
fit together, mesh, dovetail
organize, arrange, order, systematize
2‘care workers coordinate at a local level’
cooperate, collaborate, work together, work side by side, act together, act jointly, pull together, band together, come together, get together, join forces, team up, unite, combine, merge, amalgamate, pool resources, club together, make common cause, form an alliance, liaise
conspire, connive, collude, work hand in glove
informal gang up
3‘she chose floral designs to coordinate with her decor’
blend, blend in, fit in, harmonize, go, go well, go together, be compatible, be in tune
match, suit, complement, set off
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