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Definition of correlate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    correlate

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    verb
    NAmE//ˈkɔrəˌleɪt//
     
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    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they correlate
     
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    he / she / it correlates
     
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    past simple correlated
     
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    -ing form correlating
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] if two or more facts, figures, etc. correlate, or if a fact, figure, etc. correlates with another, the facts are closely connected and affect or depend on each other The figures do not seem to correlate. correlate with something A high-fat diet correlates with a greater risk of heart disease.
  2. 2[transitive] correlate something to show that there is a close connection between two or more facts, figures, etc. Researchers are trying to correlate the two sets of figures.
NAmE//ˈkɔrələt//
 
, NAmE//ˈkɑrələt//
 
noun