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correlative


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  correlative 
  adj  1:  mutually  related  [syn:  {correlate},  {correlated}] 
  2:  (grammar)  indicating  a  reciprocal  or  complementary  relation; 
  "correlative  conjunctions" 
  n  :  either  of  two  correlated  variables  [syn:  {correlate}] 




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