Definitions for correlativekəˈrɛl ə tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cor•rel•a•tivekəˈrɛl ə tɪv(adj.)

  1. so related that each implies or complements the other.

  2. being in correlation; mutually related.

  3. Gram.answering to or complementing one another and regularly used in association, as either and or, or no sooner and


    Category: Grammar

  4. (n.)either of two things, as two terms, that are correlative.

  5. a correlative expression.

    Category: Grammar

Origin of correlative:

1520–30; < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. correlate, correlative(adj)

    either of two or more related or complementary variables

  2. correlative, correlate, correlated(adj)

    mutually related

  3. correlative(adj)

    expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation

    "correlative conjunctions"


  1. correlative(Noun)

    Either of two correlative things.

  2. correlative(Noun)

    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 u2018whou2019 (which person?), iu u2018someoneu2019 (some person), tie u2018thereu2019 (that place), u0109ie u2018everywhereu2019 (all places), etc.

  3. correlative(Adjective)

    mutually related; corresponding

Webster Dictionary

  1. Correlative(adj)

    having or indicating a reciprocal relation

  2. Correlative(noun)

    one who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation, or is correlated, to some other person or thing

  3. Correlative(noun)

    the antecedent of a pronoun


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