[verb, adjective kawr-uh-leyt, kor-; noun kawr-uh-lit, -leyt, kor-]
- to place in or bring into mutual or reciprocal relation; establish in orderly connection: to correlate expenses and income.
- to have a mutual or reciprocal relation; stand in correlation: The results of the two tests correlate to a high degree.
- mutually or reciprocally related.
- either of two related things, especially when one implies the other.
Origin of correlate
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Examples from the Web for uncorrelated
This hypothesis would perhaps explain a certain number of as yet uncorrelated phenomena both psychological and physiological.The Natural Philosophy of Love
Remy de Gourmont
This revelation kept Lindsay chatting for half an hour while Mr. Turner spilled a mass of uncorrelated details.Out of the Air
Inez Haynes Irwin
- to place or be placed in a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relationship
- (tr) to establish or show a correlation
- having a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relationship
- either of two things mutually or reciprocally related
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Word Origin and History for uncorrelated
1640s, perhaps a back-formation from correlation.
1742, back-formation from correlation, or else a verbal use of the noun. Related: Correlated; correlating; correlative.
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