What does Correlation mean?

Definitions for Correlationˌkɔr əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Correlation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. correlation, correlativity(noun)

    a reciprocal relation between two or more things

  2. correlation coefficient, coefficient of correlation, correlation(noun)

    a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)

    "what is the correlation between those two variables?"

  3. correlation, correlational statistics(noun)

    a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other


  1. correlation(Noun)

    A reciprocal, parallel or complementary relationship between two or more comparable objects

  2. correlation(Noun)

    One of the several measures of the linear statistical relationship between two random variables, indicating both the strength and direction of the relationship.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Correlation(noun)

    reciprocal relation; corresponding similarity or parallelism of relation or law; capacity of being converted into, or of giving place to, one another, under certain conditions; as, the correlation of forces, or of zymotic diseases

  2. Origin: [LL. correlatio; L. cor- + relatio: cf. F. corrlation. Cf. Correlation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Correlation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4572

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Correlation' in Nouns Frequency: #2046


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Correlation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Correlation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Karim Sadjadpour:

    There's never been a strong correlation between his behavior and the price of oil.

  2. Boxer Wachler:

    It had no correlation at all with the cost of the car, high-end car or low-end car.

  3. Art Hogan:

    Stability in that asset class( oil) for a period of time will allow for the correlation to break down.

  4. Chief Alex Diaz:

    At this point it seems random, there's no correlation between the suspect and the victims at this point.

  5. Per Hammarlund:

    To change momentum they would need to hike by 200 bps as a minimum to change correlation with oil price.

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