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  1. cor·re·late
  2. verb

    • 1. have a mutual relationship or connection, in which one thing affects or depends on another:

      the study found that success in the educational system correlates highly with class
      Synonym : correspond, agree, tally, match up, tie in, be consistent, be in agreement, be compatible, be consonant, be congruous, be in tune, be in harmony, harmonize, coordinate, dovetail, equate to, relate to, conform to, suit, fit, match, parallel, square, jibe, quadrate
    • 2. establish a mutual relationship or connection between:

      we should correlate general trends in public opinion with trends in the content of television news
      Synonym : connect, analogize, associate, relate, compare, bring together, set side by side, show a connection between, show a relationship between, show an association between, show a correspondence between, draw an analogy between

    noun

    • 1. each of two or more related or complementary things:

      strategies to promote health should pay greater attention to financial hardship and other correlates of poverty
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: correlate, plural noun: correlates

    • v.: verb: correlate, 3rd person present: correlates, gerund or present participle: correlating, past tense: correlated, past participle: correlated

    • verb

      have a mutual relationship or connection, in which one thing affects or depends on another:

      establish a mutual relationship or connection between:

    • noun

      each of two or more related or complementary things:
    • verb

      compare (a sequence of data) against another:
    • verb

      compare (a sequence of data) against another:
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