Correlation (noun)

  1. A mutual relationship or connection between two or more things.
  2. A statistical association between two variables.
  3. The extent to which two or more things are related or similar.


From late latin correlatio, from latin correlat-, past participle of correlare ("to bring together, connect"), from co- ("together") + relare ("to bring bac.k")


  1. There is a positive correlation between education and income.
  2. There is a correlation between the increase in temperature and global warming.
  3. There is a high correlation between the results of the two tests.
  4. The correlation between crime and poverty is well-established.
  5. The correlation between the two stocks is not strong.
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