1. correlation

noun. ['ˌkɔrəˈleɪʃən'] a reciprocal relation between two or more things.


  • reciprocality
  • reciprocity

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Rhymes with Correlation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with correlation

1. Noun, singular or mass
Fossil correlation is a principle that geologists use to determine the age of rock.

Quotes about correlation

1. It seemed there was always a close correlation between true believers and high body counts.
- Dan Brown, Angels & Demons

2. There seemed to be some correlation between devotion to God and a misguided zeal for marshmallows.
- David Sedaris, Naked

3. It was after I first began to uplift my thoughts a bit that my cravings for junk food started to dissipate. I did not connect the two at that time. First, I simply noticed that I didn’t need to sleep so much. It took a while before I realized that in addition to my improved energy level, there was a direct correlation between chewing on mental garbage and putting garbage in my mouth.
- Holly Mosier

2. correlation

noun. ['ˌkɔrəˈleɪʃən'] a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation).


  • chance-half correlation
  • coefficient of correlation
  • product-moment correlation coefficient
  • parametric statistic
  • correlation coefficient
  • biserial correlation coefficient
  • tetrachoric correlation
  • multiple correlation coefficient
  • split-half correlation
  • Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient
  • biserial correlation

3. correlation

noun. ['ˌkɔrəˈleɪʃən'] a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other.


  • curvilinear correlation
  • skew correlation
  • positive correlation
  • statistics
  • correlational statistics
  • direct correlation
  • partial correlation
  • nonlinear correlation
  • negative correlation
  • indirect correlation
  • spurious correlation