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Correlative definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CORRELATIVE, a. [L. Con and relativus. See Relate and Relative.] Having a reciprocal relation, so that the existence of one in a certain state depends on the existence of another; as father and son, husband and wife, are correlative terms. The term son is correlative to that of father.
CORRELATIVE, n. That which is opposed to something else in a certain relation. The son is the correlative of his father. Darkness and light are correlatives. Rest is the correlative of motion.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: mutually related [syn: correlative, correlate, correlated]
2: expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation; "correlative conjunctions" n
1: either of two or more related or complementary variables [syn: correlate, correlative]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1530 1. naturally related ; corresponding 2. reciprocally related 3. regularly used together but typically not adjacent <the correlative conjunctions either…or> • correlative nouncorrelatively adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. 1 (often foll. by with, to) having a mutual relation. 2 Gram. (of words) corresponding to each other and regularly used together (as neither and nor). --n. a correlative word or thing. Derivatives: correlatively adv. correlativity n. Etymology: med.L correlativus (as COM-, RELATIVE)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Correlative Cor*rel"a*tive (k?r-r?l"?-t?v), a. [Cf. F. corr['e]latif.] Having or indicating a reciprocal relation. Father and son, prince and subject, stranger and citizen, are correlative terms. --Hume.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Correlative Cor*rel"a*tive, n. 1. One who, or that which, stands in a reciprocal relation, or is correlated, to some other person or thing. --Locke. Spiritual things and spiritual men are correlatives. --Spelman. 2. (Gram.) The antecedent of a pronoun.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(correlatives) If one thing is a correlative of another, the first thing is caused by the second thing, or occurs together with it. (FORMAL) Man has rights only in so far as they are a correlative of duty. N-COUNT: oft N of n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. a. Reciprocal, complemental, complementary. II. n. See correlate, n.

Moby Thesaurus

accessory, accompanying, affinitive, agnate, akin, allied, analogical, analogous, appertaining, associated, associative, attendant, attending, cognate, coincident, collatable, collateral, combined, commensurable, commensurate, comparable, comparative, concomitant, concurrent, congeneric, congenerous, congenial, conjoint, connate, connatural, connected, connective, conspecific, corelated, corelational, corelative, correlated, correlational, coupled, en rapport, enate, fellow, joined, joint, linking, matchable, much at one, mutual, paired, parallel, pertaining, pertinent, proportionable, proportional, proportionate, referable, referring, relating, relational, relative, similar, simultaneous, sympathetic, twin


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