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verb [intransitive/transitive] formal     correlate pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participlecorrelating
past tensecorrelated
past participlecorrelated
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  1. if two or more things correlate or are correlated, they are connected in a way that is not caused by chance
    correlate with:

    This response to the question did not correlate significantly with age or gender.

    be correlated with something:

    Quick reactions are correlated with high intelligence.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to show that two things are connected
      correlate something with something:

      Attempts will be made to correlate our findings with various environmental factors.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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