Meaning of correlate

cor•re•late

Pronunciation: (v., adj.kôr'u-lāt", kor'-n.kôr'u-lit, -lāt", kor'-), [key]
— v., adj., n. -lat•ed, -lat•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to place in or bring into mutual or reciprocal relation; establish in orderly connection: to correlate expenses and income.
—v.i.
  1. to have a mutual or reciprocal relation; stand in correlation: The results of the two tests correlate to a high degree.
—adj.
  1. mutually or reciprocally related.
—n.
  1. either of two related things, esp. when one implies the other.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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