correlative


cor·rel·a·tive

adjective \kə-ˈre-lə-tiv\

: existing because something else exists : closely connected

Full Definition of CORRELATIVE

1
:  naturally related :  corresponding
2
:  reciprocally related
3
:  regularly used together but typically not adjacent <the correlative conjunctions either … or>
correlative noun
cor·rel·a·tive·ly adverb

Examples of CORRELATIVE

  1. a doctor's duties and a patient's correlative rights
  2. As demand increases, we'll see a correlative increase in price.

First Known Use of CORRELATIVE

1530

Rhymes with CORRELATIVE

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