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correlate Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlative.
  2. verb to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
    • Do these facts correlate?
  3. verb bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation
    • I cannot correlate these two pieces of information
  4. adjective satellite mutually related
    correlative; correlated.
WordNet

Cor`re*late" intransitive verb
Etymology
Pref. cor- + relate.
Wordforms
imperfect & past participle Correlated; present participle & verbal noun Correlating
Definitions
  1. To have reciprocal or mutual relations; to be mutually related.
    Doctrine and worship correlate as theory and practice. Tylor.
Cor`re*late" transitive verb
Definitions
  1. To put in relation with each other; to connect together by the disclosure of a mutual relation; as, to correlate natural phenomens. Darwin.
Cor"re*late noun
Definitions
  1. One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation to something else, as father to son; a correlative. South.

Webster 1913