The definition of correlate refers to things that go together or relate to each other in some way.(verb)
An example of things that would correlate are poverty and homelessness.
See correlate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: back-form. < correlation
See correlate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb cor·re·lat·ed, cor·re·lat·ing, cor·re·lates verb, transitive
Origin: Back-formation from correlation.
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