correlate correlate  /ˈkɔ rə ˌleɪt/


  1. (n) either of two or more related or complementary variables
  2. (v) to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
  3. (v) bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation
  4. (adj) mutually related


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  1. We're all hardwired to correlate a jolt in our balance with a jolt in our vision systems; that helps us maneuver through the world.
  2. In almost no case did homosexuality seem to correlate with stepbrothers living under the same roof.
  3. Any GDP growth will correlate directly with auto sales until growth reaches 4%.


  1. Software AG Buys Leading Complex-Event-Processing Platform Apama from Progress Software

    RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Software AG today announced that it has executed an agreement with Progress Software to acquire Apama, the market leading platform for Complex Event Processing (CEP) and CEP-powered solutions. Apama CEP allows organizations to correlate and analyze business activities across multiple data streams in real-time and take immediate action in response. The high ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Boston College Daily Links: Recruiting Rankings Correlated To Winning In The ACC

    Boston College Daily Links: Recruiting Rankings Correlated To Winning In The ACC
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. MetricaDB wants to tie data together for frustrated analysts

    Want to correlate data from a NoSQL database with data from Salesforce, Stripe or Mailchimp? MetricaDB, a finalist in our Structure 2013 LaunchPad competition, wants to make that easy for you.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: GigaOM


  1. "It's been really tough," defensive end Shaun Ellis said. "I think we've been off- balance a lot. The sacks were coming early in the year and now we're struggling to get sacks and get pressures. Those things correlate with the passing game....
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Shaun Ellis Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Warren Buffet said in an interview that "success in investing doesn't correlate with IQ : What you need is the temperament to control the urges that get other people into trouble in investing."
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Warren Buffett Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  3. "We simply got pitched out of the game early on," Pirates manager Jim Tracy said. "When you've walked people in front of bloop hits, it's going to correlate to runs."
    on Sep 1, 2007 By: Jim Tracy Source: Sports Network

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