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v. cor·re·lat·ed, cor·re·lat·ing, cor·re·lates
To establish or demonstrate as having a correlation: correlated drug abuse and crime.
To be related by a correlation.
adj. (-lĭt, -lāt′)
Related by a correlation, especially having corresponding characteristics.
n. (-lĭt, -lāt′)
Either of two correlate entities; a correlative.
[Back-formation from correlation.]
1. to place or be placed in a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relationship
2. (tr) to establish or show a correlation
having a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relationship
either of two things mutually or reciprocally related
cor•re•late(v., adj. ˈkɔr əˌleɪt, ˈkɒr-; n. -lɪt, -ˌleɪt)
v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing,
adj., n. v.t.
1. to place in or bring into mutual or reciprocal relation; establish in orderly connection: to correlate expenses and income.v.i.
2. to have a mutual or reciprocal relation; stand in correlation.adj.
3. mutually or reciprocally related.n.
4. either of two related things, esp. when one implies the other.
Past participle: correlated
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|Noun||1.||correlate - either of two or more related or complementary variables|
|Verb||1.||correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"|
correlate - bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation; "I cannot correlate these two pieces of information"
|2.||correlate - bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation; "I cannot correlate these two pieces of information"|
associate, colligate, link, relate, tie in, connect, link up - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
correlate - to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
|Adj.||1.||correlate - mutually related|