Correlate definition

kôrə-lāt, kŏr-
Closely and naturally related.
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The definition of correlate refers to things that go together or relate to each other in some way.

An example of things that would correlate are poverty and homelessness.

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To be mutually related (to or with)
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To bring (a thing) into mutual relation (with another thing); calculate or show the reciprocal relation between; specif., to bring (one of two related or interdependent quantities, sets of statistics, etc.) into contrast (with the other)
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(intransitive) To be related by a correlation.
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Either of a pair of things related by a correlation; a correlative.
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To establish or demonstrate as having a correlation.

Correlated drug abuse and crime.

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To be related by a correlation.
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To compare things and bring them into a relation having corresponding characteristics.
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Related by a correlation, especially having corresponding characteristics.
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Either of two correlate entities; a correlative.
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Either of two interrelated things, esp. if one implies the other.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
correlate
Plural:
correlates

Origin of correlate

  • Back-formation from correlation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition