correlate (third-person singular simple present correlates, present participle correlating, simple past and past participle correlated)
- (transitive) To compare things and bring them into a relation having corresponding characteristics.
- (intransitive) To be related by a correlation; to be correlated.
- 1871, Edward Burnett Tylor, Primitive Culture:
- Doctrine and worship correlate as theory and practice.
- 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page 3-4:
- As with the Lejeuneaceae, this pattern of massive speciation appears to be correlated with the Cretaceous explosion of the angiosperms and the simultaneous creation of a host of new microenvironments, differing in humidity, light intensity, texture, etc.
transitive: to compare
correlate (plural correlates)
- Either of a pair of things related by a correlation; a correlative.
- inflection of correlare:
correlate f pl