Definition of Correlative

1. Noun. Either of two or more related or complementary variables.

Exact synonyms: Correlate
Generic synonyms: Variable, Variable Quantity
Derivative terms: Correlate



2. Adjective. Mutually related.
Exact synonyms: Correlate, Correlated
Similar to: Related, Related To
Derivative terms: Correlate, Correlate, Correlativity

3. Adjective. Expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation. "Correlative conjunctions"
Category relationships: Grammar
Similar to: Mutual, Reciprocal
Derivative terms: Correlativity

Definition of Correlative

1. a. Having or indicating a reciprocal relation.

2. n. One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation, or is correlated, to some other person or thing.

Definition of Correlative

1. Adjective. mutually related; corresponding ¹

2. Noun. Either of two correlative things. ¹

3. Noun. (grammar) A pro-form; a non-personal pronominal, proadjectival, or proadverbal form, in Esperanto regularly formed, indicating which?, that, some, none, and every, as applied to people, things, type, place, manner, reason, time, or quantity, as: ''kiu'' ‘who’ (which person?), ''iu'' ‘someone’ (some person), ''tie'' ‘there’ (that place), ''?ie'' ‘everywhere’ (all places), etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Correlative

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Correlative

correlates
correlating
correlatingly
correlation
correlation coefficient
correlation coefficients
correlation does not imply causation
correlation energy
correlation matrix
correlation table
correlational
correlational analysis
correlational method
correlational statistics
correlations
correlative (current term)
correlative differentiation
correlatively
correlativeness
correlatives
correlativity
correlator
correlators
correligionist
correligionists
correlogram
correlograms
corrensite
correption
correspond

Literary usage of Correlative

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1. A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical by Henry Sweet (1900)
"In the other correlative groups one of the members was generally omitted in ME, as in the ME and MnE equivalents of the OE ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Irrigation and Water Rights: And the Arid Region by Clesson Selwyne Kinney (1912)
"In the following section we will discuss more at length the correlative rights to the waters of artesian basins and the limitations to the use of these ..."

3. A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical: By Henry Sweet by Henry Sweet (1900)
"In the other correlative groups one of the members was generally omitted in ME, as in the ME and MnE equivalents of the OE fid . . . fid, ..."

4. Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors by John Wilson (1871)
"I. Two correlative expressions, united by the conjunction as or than, are written without u point between them. § IL But, when united by any other word than ..."

5. Physical Exploration and Diagnosis of Diseases Affecting the Respiratory Organs by Austin Flint (1856)
"An enumeration of the signs » taining correlative relations to these, ... increased, the correlative sign pertaining to auscultation is an en;: rated ..."

6. Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Three Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1869)
"Of the use of correlative terms. correlative terms are such terms as are used to ... Wherever, therefore, there are correlative terms, the relations may be ..."

7. Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Three Departments of the Intellect by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1869)
"Of the use of correlative terms. correlative terms are such terms as are used to ... Wherever, therefore, there are correlative terms, the relations may be ..."

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