Cor*rel"a*tive (k?r-r?l"?-t?v), a. [Cf. F. corr'elatif.]

Having or indicating a reciprocal relation.

Father and son, prince and subject, stranger and citizen, are correlative terms. Hume.

 

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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.

 

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