Definition of correlative
1 : naturally related : corresponding
2 : reciprocally related
3 : regularly used together but typically not adjacent <the correlative conjunctions either … or>
Examples of correlative in a sentence
a doctor's duties and a patient's correlative rights
As demand increases, we'll see a correlative increase in price.
First Known Use of correlative
CORRELATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of correlative for English Language Learners
: existing because something else exists : closely connected
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up correlative? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).