correlative definition

  • adjective:
    • associated; matching.
    • Grammar Indicating a reciprocal or complementary relationship: a correlative combination.
    • mutually associated; corresponding
    • Having or showing a reciprocal relation.
    • mutually associated
    • revealing a reciprocal or complementary relation
    • relevant; matching.
    • Grammar Indicating a reciprocal or complementary commitment: a correlative conjunction.
    • mutually related; matching
    • Having or showing a reciprocal connection.
    • mutually related
    • expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation
  • noun:
    • Either of two correlative entities; a correlate.
    • Grammar A correlative term or phrase.
    • Either of two correlative things.
    • A pro-form; a non-personal pronominal, proadjectival, or proadverbal kind, in Esperanto regularly formed, showing 'which?', 'that', 'some', 'none', and 'every', as placed on folks, things, kind, spot, fashion, explanation, time, or amount, as: kiu ‘who’ (which individual?), iu ‘someone’ (some person), tie ‘there’ (that place), ĉie ‘everywhere’ (all locations), etc.
    • one that, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation, or perhaps is correlated, to some other individual or thing.
    • The antecedent of a pronoun.
    • Either of two terms or things which are reciprocally associated; a correlate. Careful article writers distinguish the terms as correlatives, those things as correlates. In medieval Latin, which has greatly influenced English language, this distinction is constantly preserved.
    • either of two or more relevant or complementary factors
    • Either of two correlative organizations; a correlate.
    • Grammar A correlative word or expression.
    • Either of two correlative things.
    • A pro-form; a non-personal pronominal, proadjectival, or proadverbal kind, in Esperanto frequently formed, suggesting 'which?', 'that', 'some', 'none', and 'every', as placed on people, things, kind, destination, manner, reason, time, or amount, as: kiu ‘who’ (which individual?), iu ‘someone’ (some individual), tie ‘there’ (that destination), ĉie ‘everywhere’ (all locations), etc.
    • a person who, or what, stands in a reciprocal connection, or is correlated, to another person or thing.
    • The antecedent of a pronoun.
    • Either of two terms or things which are reciprocally relevant; a correlate. Cautious article authors distinguish the terms as correlatives, the things as correlates. Into the medieval Latin, which includes significantly affected English language, this distinction is constantly maintained.
    • either of a couple of relevant or complementary variables
  • others:
    • Being in correlation; reciprocally associated or connected; interdependent; mutually implied.
    • In sentence structure, having a mutual relation; responding to to or complementing one another.
    • Being in correlation; reciprocally relevant or linked; interdependent; mutually implied.
    • In sentence structure, having a mutual connection; responding to to or complementing one another.

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