correlate

  • 1 correlate — UK US /ˈkɒrəleɪt/ verb [I or T] ► if two things correlate, or are correlated, they are connected, and affect each other: correlate to sth »At this point, the advertising hasn t correlated to an increase in sales. correlate (sth) with sth »Oil… …

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  • 2 Correlate — Cor re*late (k[o^]r r[ e]*l[=a]t or k[o^]r r[ e]*l[=a]t ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Correlated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Correlating}.] [Pref. cor + relate.] To have reciprocal or mutual relations; to be mutually related. [1913 Webster] Doctrine and worship …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Correlate — Cor re*late , v. t. To put in relation with each other; to connect together by the disclosure of a mutual relation; as, to correlate natural phenomena. Darwin. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Correlate — Cor re*late (k?r r? l?t), n. One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation to something else, as father to son; a correlative. South. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 correlate — I noun affiliate, agnate, ally, analogue, associate, cognate, companion, comparison, complement, complemental term, congener, coordinate, correspondent, counterpart, double, duplicate, equal, equivalent, fellow, like, match, mate, parallel,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 correlate — (n.) 1640s, perhaps a back formation from CORRELATION (Cf. correlation). As a verb, attested from 1742. Related: Correlated; correlating; correlative …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 correlate — n *parallel, analogue, counterpart …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 correlate — [v] equate, compare associate, be on same wavelength*, connect, coordinate, correspond, have good vibes*, interact, parallel, relate mutually, tie in*, tune in on*; concept 39 Ant. differ, disassociate, disconnect, imbalance …

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  • 9 correlate — ► VERB ▪ have or bring into a relationship in which one thing affects or depends on another. ► NOUN ▪ each of two or more related or complementary things …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 correlate — [kôr′ə lāt΄, kär′ə lāt] n. [back form. < CORRELATION] either of two interrelated things, esp. if one implies the other adj. closely and naturally related vi. correlated, correlating to be mutually related (to or with) vt. to bring (a thing)… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 correlate — I UK [ˈkɒrəleɪt] / US [ˈkɔrəˌleɪt] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms correlate : present tense I/you/we/they correlate he/she/it correlates present participle correlating past tense correlated past participle correlated formal * a) if two …

    English dictionary

  • 12 correlate — cor|rel|ate1 [ˈkɔrıleıt US ˈko: , ˈka: ] v [I and T] if two or more facts, ideas etc correlate or if you correlate them, they are closely connected to each other or one causes the other correlate with ▪ Poverty and poor housing correlate with a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 correlate — cor|re|late1 [ kɔrə,leıt ] verb intransitive or transitive FORMAL * if two or more things correlate or are correlated, they are connected in a way that is not caused by chance: correlate with: This response to the question did not correlate… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 correlate — v. (d; intr., tr.) to correlate with (to correlate one set of data with another set) * * * [ kɒrɪleɪt] (d; intr., tr.) to correlate with (to correlate one set of data with another set) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 correlate — [[t]kɒ̱rəleɪt, AM kɔ͟ːr [/t]] correlates, correlating, correlated 1) V RECIP ERG If one thing correlates with another, there is a close similarity or connection between them, often because one thing causes the other. You can also say that two… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 correlate — 1 verb (I, T) if two or more facts, ideas etc correlate, or you correlate them, they are closely connected or one causes another: They found that the two sets of results seemed to be correlated. (+ with): Scientists have been unable to correlate… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 correlate — I. noun Etymology: back formation from correlation Date: 1643 1. either of two things so related that one directly implies or is complementary to the other (as husband and wife) 2. a phenomenon that accompanies another phenomenon, is usually… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 correlate — correlatable, adj. v., adj. /kawr euh layt , kor /; n. /kawr euh lit, layt , kor /, v., correlated, correlating, adj., n. v.t. 1. to place in or bring into mutual or reciprocal relation; establish in orderly connection: to correlate expenses and… …

    Universalium

  • 19 correlate — verb ADVERB ▪ closely, highly, significantly, strongly, well ▪ moderately, poorly, weakly ▪ directly …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 correlate — verb 1) postal codes correlate with geographic location Syn: correspond to/with, match, parallel, agree with, tally with, tie in with, be consistent with, be compatible with, be consonant with, coordinate with, dovetail (with), relate to, conform …

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