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correlate

cor·re·late

correlate

 
pronunciation:
ko r leIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: correlated, correlates, correlating
definition: to arrange, as two sets of data, so as to demonstrate or emphasize their causal, reciprocal, complementary, or parallel relationship.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to have a causal, complementary, parallel, or reciprocal relationship.
The results of the new study do not correlate clearly with the results of the previous experiments.
antonyms:
contrast
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: linked in a correlation.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one of two or more elements in a correlation.
derivation: correlatable (adj.)
Word Parts
The word correlate contains the following parts:
cor- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix cor- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with "r." See com-.
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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See also -iferous and -fic