- A mutual relationship or connection between two or more things.
- A statistical association between two variables.
- 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")
- There is a positive correlation between education and income.
- There is a correlation between the increase in temperature and global warming.
- There is a high correlation between the results of the two tests.
- The correlation between crime and poverty is well-established.
- The correlation between the two stocks is not strong.