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Meaning of correlative by Wiktionary Dictionary



    correlative ( comparative more correlative, superlative most correlative )

    1. mutually related; corresponding


    correlative ( plural: correlatives )

    1. Either of two correlative things .
    2. ( grammar ) A pro-form; a non-personal pronominal, proadjectival, or proadverbal form, in Esperanto regularly formed, indicating which?, that, some, none, and every, as applied to people, things, type, place, manner, reason, time, or quantity, as: kiu ‘who’ ( which person? ), iu ‘someone’ ( some person ), tie ‘there’ ( that place ), ĉie ‘everywhere’ ( all places ), etc .

Explanation of correlative by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation

    2. correlative conjunctions
    3. mutually related

    1. either of two or more related or complementary variables

    Definition of correlative by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Correlative ( k?r-r?l?-t?v ), a. [Cf. F. corrélatif.] Having or indicating a reciprocal relation.

      Father and son, prince and subject, stranger and citizen, are correlative terms. Hume.

    2. Correlative, 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.