- 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
Examples from the Web for correlate
What factors correlate with acceptance of sexual diversity?It Gets Better—but Mostly if You Live in a Rich, Democratic Country
November 11, 2014
Sure, they correlate with wealth, he opines, but perhaps aptitude does, as well.The Elite American College Pile-On
Michael S. Roth
September 15, 2014
Three decades later, the EEGs of distance-separated twins were studied and tentatively found to correlate.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death
August 11, 2014
They correlate an evaluation of teachers and principals with student performances.Why Middle School Should Be Abolished
David C. Banks
July 12, 2014
The trajectories of these numbers are suggestive and correlate with other things we know.What’s Driving America’s Evolution Divide?
Karl W. Giberson
June 22, 2014
If they are, Darwinism is mere jesuitism, in attempting to correlate them.
Bishop Michaud attempts to correlate it with meteorological observations.
Correlate: to bring together into relation or correspondence.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Dol Kenor will correlate power and electricity to and with the fields.Spacehounds of IPC
Edward Elmer Smith
Each is the very counterpart and correlate, each is the very life and soul, of the other.What Is and What Might Be
- 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
Word Origin and History for correlate
1640s, perhaps a back-formation from correlation.
1742, back-formation from correlation, or else a verbal use of the noun. Related: Correlated; correlating; correlative.