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Origin of correlate

1635–45; probably back formation from correlation and correlative

OTHER WORDS FROM correlate

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How to use correlate in a sentence

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 forms of correlate

correlatable, adjective
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