Meaning of co-op
Pronunciation: (n., adv.kō'opv.kō'op, kō&sylpop'), [key]
— n., v., adv. -oped, -op•ing,
- a cooperative store, dwelling, program, etc.
- to place in a cooperative arrangement, esp. to convert (an apartment or building) to a cooperative.
- to convert to a cooperative: Our apartment building is going co-op.
Pronunciation: (kp, koop), [key]
- an enclosure, cage, or pen, usually with bars or wires, in which fowls or other small animals are confined for fattening, transportation, etc.
- any small or narrow place.
- a prison.
- a cooperative, esp. the cooperative bookstore of a college or university.
- to run off; depart abruptly; escape: We stopped to see my sister, but she'd flown the coop.
- to place in or as if in a coop; confine narrowly (often fol. by up or in).
- (of a police officer) to park and sleep inside one's patrol car while on duty.
- co-op (Thesaurus)