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Meaning of CORRELATIVE

Pronunciation:  ku'relutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  either of two correlated variables
  2. [adj]  (grammar) indicating a reciprocal or complementary relation; "correlative conjunctions"
  3. [adj]  mutually related
 

CORRELATIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: correlate, correlate, correlated, reciprocal, related, related to
 
 See Also: variable, variable quantity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cor*rel"a*tive\ (k?r-r?l"?-t?v), a. [Cf. F.
    corr['e]latif.]
    Having or indicating a reciprocal relation.
    
          Father and son, prince and subject, stranger and
          citizen, are correlative terms.          --Hume.
    
    
  2. \Cor*rel"a*tive\, n.
    1. One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation,
       or is correlated, to some other person or thing. --Locke.
    
             Spiritual things and spiritual men are correlatives.
                                                   --Spelman.
    
    2. (Gram.) The antecedent of a pronoun.
    
    
 
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