• WordNet 3.6
    • adj correlate mutually related
    • v correlate bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation "I cannot correlate these two pieces of information"
    • v correlate to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation "Do these facts correlate?"
    • n correlate either of two or more related or complementary variables
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Correlate One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation to something else, as father to son; a correlative.
    • v. i Correlate To have reciprocal or mutual relations; to be mutually related. "Doctrine and worship correlate as theory and practice."
    • v. t Correlate To put in relation with each other; to connect together by the disclosure of a mutual relation; as, to correlate natural phenomena.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • correlate To place in reciprocal relation; establish a relation of interdependence or interconnection between, as between the parts of a mechanism; bring into intimate or orderly connection.
    • correlate To be reciprocally related; have a reciprocal relation with regard to structure or use, as the parts of a body.
    • correlate Reciprocally related in any way; having interdependence, interconnection, or parallelism in use, form, etc.; correlated: as, the correlate motions of two bodies.
    • n correlate The second term of a relation; that to which something, termed the relate, is related in any given way. Thus, child is the correlate, in the relation at paternity, to father as relate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Correlate kor′e-lāt to be mutually related, as father and son
    • n Correlate a person or thing correspondingly related to another person or thing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. cor-, + relate,


In literature:

We have here scientific insight, and its correlative caution.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The terms are correlative.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
The correlative method requires constant thought.
"Booker T. Washington" by Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
Elementary science should be correlated, to explain the use of salt in the freezing process.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
Enthusiasts have made the study of nature the basis of all school work, the correlating force in all studies.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
These latter cases, and many others, show plainly that the colour of the feet and the eye-spots are in some way correlated.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
Early work in literature should be correlated with oral composition.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Literature" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Now all object is the will so far as it has become idea, and the subject is the necessary correlative of the object.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
For religion there is no subjective correlative less than life itself.
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
Financial morality consists in the correlation of risk and profit.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl

In poetry:

In child-way her heart's eye did see
The correlation's node:
"Yes," she said, "God takes care o' me,
An' I take care o' God."
"Reciprocity" by George MacDonald

In news:

Under pressure from Senate Republicans, the Congressional Research Service withdrew a September report that concluded that there was no correlation between top individual tax rates and economic growth.
Is there a correlation between health and productivity.
Weather buffs in the Northwest keep an eye on El Nino /la Nina episodes since there is a good correlation with our temperature and precip.
"There is a correlation between parent involvement and success on the field and in the classroom," he said.
A new Penn State study found a correlation between time spent with Dad and adolescent self esteem .
Trudell contended that food served beyond an expiration date does not always correlate with spoilage.
The correlation between femininity and party alignment was directly related to their voting records: the more conservatively they voted, the more sex-typical their face.
Eating more potatoes correlated with a gain of 1.28 pounds, with French fries in particular associated with a 3.35-pound gain.
To succeed in generational marketing you must understand how the motivation of your customers correlates with the underlying values of their generation .
"Certain medications don't mix well with grapefruit ," says Dr Grat Correll of the Mountain View Medical Center.
Experts say both factors correlate with overall health .
Financial market correlation hits new peak from Chemicals & The Economy The US S&P 500 is the most important stock index in the world.
Researchers who looked at data from more than 18,000 10th-graders found there was little correlation between the time students spent doing homework and better grades in math and science courses.
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One of the most peculiar is the tendency for people to correlate phases of the moon with various human behaviors.

In science:

The weak long–range correlations and can be further suppressed by using an “improved” version of the connected correlator : n (r) − hAinG1B(r + δ ef f . n (r + δ ef f .
Matter Correlations in Branched Polymers
The lines denote the theoretical predictions respectively for scaling and non–scaling parts The correlation functions of the operators eAq with new weight ep are identical to the correlation functions of the operator Ax with old weights p.
Matter Correlations in Branched Polymers
In our prior work, we showed that the limit correlations are short range; here we show further that the limit “connected correlations” decay exponentially with respect to the square of the maximum distance between points.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Correlations of zeros In §5, we shall use Theorem 3.2 and the methods of [BSZ2] to extend the results of [BSZ1, BSZ2] on the universality of the scaling limit of the n-point zero correlations to the case of almost complex symplectic manifolds.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
The theorem can be extended to estimates of the connected correlation functions (called also truncated correlation functions, cluster functions, or cumulants), as follows.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds