from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Related; corresponding.
- adj. Grammar Indicating a reciprocal or complementary relationship: a correlative conjunction.
- n. Either of two correlative entities; a correlate.
- n. Grammar A correlative word or expression.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. mutually related; corresponding
- n. Either of two correlative things.
- n. 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 ‘who’ (which person?), iu ‘someone’ (some person), tie ‘there’ (that place), ĉie ‘everywhere’ (all places), etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having or indicating a reciprocal relation.
- n. One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation, or is correlated, to some other person or thing.
- n. The antecedent of a pronoun.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Being in correlation; reciprocally related or connected; interdependent; mutually implied.
- In grammar, having a mutual relation; answering to or complementing one another.
- n. Either of two terms or things which are reciprocally related; a correlate. Careful writers distinguish the terms as correlatives, the things as correlates. In the medieval Latin, which has greatly influenced English terminology, this distinction is constantly maintained.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. mutually related
- adj. expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation
- n. either of two or more related or complementary variables
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