Pronunciation: (ku-rel'u-tiv),[key] —adj. 1. so related that each implies or complements the other.
2. being in correlation; mutually related.
3. Gram.answering to or complementing one another and regularly used in association, as either and or, not only and but. 4. Biol.(of a typical structure of an organism) found in correlation with another.
—n. 1. either of two things, as two terms, that are correlative.
2. Gram.a correlative expression. Also,esp. Brit.,corelative.