Usage examples for correlative

  1. The mind of Ferdinand was highly superior to the general influence of superstition; but, in the present instance, such strong correlative circumstances appeared, as compelled even incredulity to yield. – A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  2. But the other, and perhaps more popular sense in which the word is now employed, is as the correlative of Mr. H. Spencer's doctrine of the Unknowable. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  3. The rights and duties of master and apprentice are correlative and reciprocal. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  4. Nothing is more graphic than Bastwick's account of the almost regal reverence claimed for the Archbishop of Canterbury, the traffic of the streets interrupted when he issued from Lambeth, the overturning of the stalls; the author's description of the excessive power of the bishops, of the extortions of the ecclesiastical courts, is corroborated by abundant correlative testimony; and he appeals for the truth of his charges of immorality against the clergy of that time to the actual cases that came before the High Commission. – Books Condemned to be Burnt by James Anson Farrer
  5. They seldom make a mistake in the correlative positions of streams or mountains, even when confused by a white man's map." – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  6. One is the conception of human equality; the other, and correlative conception is that of a single society of all the human race. – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  7. A judicious and cool writer has said that 'an opinion gravely professed by a man of sense and education demands always respectful consideration- demands and actually receives it from those whose own sense and education give them a correlative right; and whoever offends against this sort of courtesy may fairly be deemed to have forfeited the privileges it secures. – On Compromise by John Morley
  8. Thus love and the sense of individuality are correlative creations and twin births. – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  9. What justification is there, then, for the assumption of the existence in the living matter of a something which has no representative, or correlative in the not living matter which gave rise to it? – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  10. The right of the Federal Government, which is clear and unquestionable, to enforce the Constitution upon them implies the correlative obligation on our part to observe its limitations and execute its guaranties. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. There are also words which connote actions previously done by persons other than those denoted either by the name itself or by its correlative as the word brother. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  12. With all the beauty and enjoyment of this very beautiful and very enjoyable world, there was something still better to be sought and found; somewhat still more beautiful, far more enjoyable; and the correlative fact that the search and attainment were, or might be, attended with some difficulty and requiring some effort or resolution, was simply an additional stimulus. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  13. As there may with propriety be said to be a relation between any two things to which two correlative names are or may be given; we may expect to discover what constitutes a relation in general, if we enumerate the principal cases in which mankind have imposed correlative names, and observe what these cases have in common. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  14. All material forces are uniform and necessary and correlative in their action, which is impressed upon them from without themselves. – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  15. Each is correlative to the other; we cannot understand the one without the other. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  16. We are now, then, to attempt a genesis of intellect at the same time as a genesis of material bodies- two enterprises that are evidently correlative if it be true that the main lines of our intellect mark out the general form of our action on matter, and that the detail of matter is ruled by the requirements of our action. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  17. It was a story of a sort and with a setting that Mark Twain loved, and as he read there came a correlative idea. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  18. In more modern terms we might here speak of the principle of the correlative which Ogilvie rehearses in his treatment of the correspondence of subject and metaphor, and even indeed of metaphor as a mode of vision. – An Essay on the Lyric Poetry of the Ancients by John Ogilvie Commentator: Wallace Jackson
  19. " Receiving" is the correlative of " The Gift." – The Spirit-Filled Life by John MacNeil Commentator: Andrew Murray
  20. The power to coin money being thus given to congress, founded on public necessity, it must carry with it the correlative power of protecting the creature and object of that power. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud