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But no matter that difference, we crave to own and co-opt, rather than necessarily understand, it.

But he did about as much as one can while serving as Senate minority leader to co-opt Tea Party support.

After Japan invaded the Korean Peninsula in 1905, the conquerors sought to co-opt local pride to reinforce Japanese hegemony.

This week, Gwyneth Paltrow is the latest to co-opt country music as her own.

Reid has also long had an innate ability to co-opt or neutralize his foes.

Then someone has said, "We must co-opt Mr. Raymond Stornaway."

Of course they "co-opt" their fellow politicians, rejected candidates, and so on.

The bill also proposed to empower town councils to co-opt outsiders upon their education committees.

When the persons elected met they had no choice but to co-opt the 104 from the Left of the Convention.

The law did indeed provide that the corporations should co-opt at least one woman on their education boards.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to co-opt, such as: homogenize, absorb, accept, admit, adopt, and convert.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.