Nearby words

  1. correctively,
  2. correctly,
  3. correggio,
  4. corregidor,
  5. correl.,
  6. correlation,
  7. correlation coefficient,
  8. correlation ratio,
  9. correlative,
  10. correlative conjunction

Origin of correlate

1635–45; probably back formation from correlation and correlative

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British Dictionary definitions for correlate

correlate

/ (ˈkɒrɪˌleɪt) /

verb

to place or be placed in a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relationship
(tr) to establish or show a correlation

adjective

having a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relationship

noun

either of two things mutually or reciprocally related
Derived Formscorrelatable, adjective

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Word Origin and History for correlate
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