Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle co-opting
, past tense , past participle co-opted
Mr Wallace tries to co-opt rather than defeat his critics.
Sofia Petrovna co-opted Natasha as her assistant.
He was co-opted into the Labour Government of 1964.
He's been authorised to co-opt anyone he wants to join him.
If a group or political party co-opts
, they take it, often from another group or political party, and use it themselves.
He co-opted many nationalist slogans and cultivated a populist image.
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