correlative

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adjective cor·rel·a·tive \kə-ˈre-lə-tiv\

Definition of correlative

  1. 1 :  naturally related :  corresponding

  2. 2 :  reciprocally related

  3. 3 :  regularly used together but typically not adjacent the correlative conjunctions either … or

correlative

noun

correlatively

adverb

Examples of correlative in a Sentence

  1. a doctor's duties and a patient's correlative rights

  2. As demand increases, we'll see a correlative increase in price.

1530

First Known Use of correlative

1530


CORRELATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

correlative

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adjective cor·rel·a·tive \kə-ˈre-lə-tiv\

Definition of correlative for English Language Learners

  • : existing because something else exists : closely connected



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