Quick answer
"Correlates" is a form of "correlate", a transitive verb which is often translated as "correlacionar". "Companion" is a noun which is often translated as "el compañero". Learn more about the difference between "companion" and "correlates" below.
companion(
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pahn
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yuhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (comrade)
a. el compañero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la compañera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mark is my best friend and companion.Mark es mi más querido amigo y compañero.
2. (attendant)
a. la señora de compañía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My elderly aunt needs a companion to help with her daily routines.Mi anciana tía necesita una señora de compañía que la ayude con sus rutinas diarias.
b. el acompañante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Marco is grandma's companion that comes during the week to help her.Marco es el acompañante de abuela que viene a ayudarla durante la semana.
3. (book)
a. la guía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This guitar companion is a valuable tool for teaching and learning this instrument.Esta guía de guitarra es una valiosa herramienta para la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de este instrumento.
b. el manual
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I can't find the companion to my new coffee maker, and I don't know how to use it!No puedo encontrar el manual de mi nueva cafetera, ¡y no sé como se usa!
4. (part of a pair)
a. el compañero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la compañera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sofa comes with a companion ottoman.El sofá viene con una otomana de compañera.
b. la pareja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This lamp was originally part of a pair, but the companion broke.Esta lámpara era originalmente parte de un par, pero la pareja se rompió.
5. (lover)
a. la pareja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Isabel has been my companion for almost 5 years and we're still in love.Isabel ha sido mi pareja por casi 5 años y seguimos enamorados.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (complementary)
a. complementario
I was excited to finally get the companion volume to my history book.Estaba emocionada de finalmente haber encontrado el volumen complementario de mi libro de historia.
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correlate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to relate)
a. correlacionar
The researchers found little evidence to correlate grades with success later in life.Los investigadores encontraron pocos datos que correlacionaran las calificaciones con el éxito posterior en la vida.
b. relacionar
The study correlates educational background with child-rearing practices.El estudio relaciona antecedentes educativos y prácticas de crianza.
c. establecer una correlación entre
Nancy was upset at Juan's insistence of correlating intelligence and being single.Nancy se molestó con la insistencia de Juan en establecer una correlación entre inteligencia y soltería.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to connect with)
a. presentar una correlación
Weight does not directly correlate with fitness level.El peso no presenta una correlación directa con el nivel de salud.
b. estar correlacionado
The results of the previous and the new studies correlate to an important degree.Los resultados de los estudios anteriores y los nuevos están correlacionados en un grado notable.
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