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Definition of correlate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈkɑrəˌleɪt//
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they correlate
    he / she / it correlates
    past simple correlated
    -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//ˈkɑrələt//