• WordNet 3.6
    • adj correlative expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation "correlative conjunctions"
    • adj correlative mutually related
    • n correlative either of two or more related or complementary variables
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Correlative Having or indicating a reciprocal relation. "Father and son, prince and subject, stranger and citizen, are correlative terms."
    • Correlative One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation, or is correlated, to some other person or thing. "Spiritual things and spiritual men are correlatives ."
    • Correlative (Gram) The antecedent of a pronoun.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • correlative Being in correlation; reciprocally related or connected; interdependent; mutually implied.
    • correlative In grammar, having a mutual relation; answering to or complementing one another. Thus, either and or, where and there, are correlative conjunctions; the one and who are correlative pronouns; Latin quantus and tantus are correlative adjectives.
    • n correlative Either of two terms or things which are reciprocally related; a correlate. Careful writers distinguish the terms as correlatives, the things as correlates. In the medieval Latin, which has greatly influenced English terminology, this distinction is constantly maintained.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Correlative mutually or reciprocally related
    • ***


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. corrélatif,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Coined from L. cor, with, and Relate.


In literature:

Two correlative propositions have governed the decisions in these cases.
"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation"
These functions appear to be reducible to three groups, namely: Sensation, Correlation, and Ideation.
"Hume" by T.H. Huxley
Accordingly 'substance,' which is a correlative term to 'predication,' shares in the ambiguity.
"The Concept of Nature" by Alfred North Whitehead
The principle of correlation of general laws.
"A Candid Examination of Theism" by George John Romanes
It is a world of correlation.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12" by Elbert Hubbard
The fourth dimension is a form of duration in some way correlated with space.
"The Mummy and Miss Nitocris" by George Griffith
Sam drew himself away from dancing and certain correlated ideas with a jerk.
"The Early Bird" by George Randolph Chester
There is, therefore, a correlation of God and the world.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
It is the correlative to the right to private property.
"Mediaeval Socialism" by Bede Jarrett
This correlation or regression can, of course, be measured for other ancestors as well as for the immediate parents.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson

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:

DiversityInc research shows that formal, cross-cultural mentoring has a direct correlation to talent development, which is measured in engagement, retention and rate of promotions.
Tori's strives to raise awareness about the possible health hazards correlated with the use of many mainstream deodorants on the market today.
The study found a direct correlation between the number of physicians in an office and appointment requirements.
But the greater the correlation, the less likely it is to be coincidence.
I've heard there's a correlation between long life and flossing our teeth.
HIGH POINT, N.C.–Case goods importer folio 21 is introducing a correlated dining room program at the October High Point Market designed to complement its bedroom collections.
The initial introduction will feature four fashion-forward dining groups that correlate with existing folio 21 bedrooms.
Income Matters in Voters' Choices The receipt of government benefits correlates with a preference for Obama.
The authors point out that a certain baseline of cognitive function is required for patients to get their hands on illegal drugs in the first place, which may provide another explanation for the correlation seen here.
Cytologic-histologic correlation is an important component of any quality improvement program in cytology.
Why global stockmarkets have become more correlated.
(MoneyWatch) One argument stock pickers have been making is that investing in index funds results in stocks having higher correlations.
Klout, for example, measures influence using three different sets of metrics but the underlying assumption of all of them is a direct correlation between influence and number of fans.
The IBM is working with the US Federal Aviation Administration to develop a security system that uses advanced analytics to correlate and analyze data in order to detect and prevent cyber-attacks.
The jump in " self-employed " workers in 2009 correlates with mass lay-offs.

In science:

This potential does not have 100% virial/potential-energy correlation, but has still quite strong correlations with correlation coefficients R > 0.9 in the condensed-fluid part of the phase diagram (also in the crystalline phase ).
What constitutes a simple liquid?
As mentioned, the SCLJ liquid is strongly correlating in large parts of its phase diagram, but as density is lowered, the correlations decrease gradually, and the liquid is no longer strongly correlating at state point (c) where R = 0.50.
What constitutes a simple liquid?
Most strongly correlating liquids loose this property as the critical point is approached; on the other hand many or most nonstrongly correlating liquids are expected to become strongly correlating at very high pressures .
What constitutes a simple liquid?
Since Protocol B enforces very strict correlations between the outputs of A and B , one may hope that these correlations will pre-empt any strong correlation between B and an arbitrary E .
Certifiable Quantum Dice - Or, testable exponential randomness expansion
The homogeneity of a cluster is maximum when all the quantitative variables are correlated (or anti-correlated) to yk and when all the correlation ratios of the qualitative variables are equal to 1.
ClustOfVar: An R Package for the Clustering of Variables