- Connected or associated with something else in a way that suggests a relationship.
- Having a mutual or complementary relationship with something else.
From the latin word "correlativus" which means "related" and "-ive" which is a suffix indicating something that is like or has the characteristics of something else.
- The police found a correlative evidence linking the suspect to the crime.
- The economic growth is correlative to the increase in jobs.
- He found a correlative relationship between the number of hours of sleep and the performance on the exam.
- She found that there was a correlative relationship between the amount of exercise and weight loss.
- The correlative conjunctions are words such as "either/or," "neither/nor," and "both/and".