Synonyms of co-option


1. co-option, co-optation, election

usage: the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)

2. co-option, co-optation, appointment, assignment, designation, naming

usage: the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)

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