Meaning of correlative

cor•rel•a•tive

Pronunciation: (ku-rel'u-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. so related that each implies or complements the other.
  2. being in correlation; mutually related.
  3. answering to or complementing one another and regularly used in association, as either and or, not only and but.
  4. (of a typical structure of an organism) found in correlation with another.
—n.
  1. either of two things, as two terms, that are correlative.
  2. a correlative expression.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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