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Adjective: related  ri'ley-tid
  1. Being connected either logically, causally or by shared characteristics
    "painting and the related arts"; "school-related activities"; "related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces";
    - related to
  2. Connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
Verb: relate  ri'leyt
  1. Make a logical or causal connection
    "I cannot relate these events at all";
    - associate, tie in, link, colligate, link up, connect
  2. Be relevant to
    "There were lots of questions relating to her talk";
    - refer, pertain, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do with
  3. Give an account of
    "The witness related the events"
  4. Be in a relationship with
    "How are these two observations related?";
    - interrelate
  5. Interact with and have or form some kind of relationship
    "She relates well to her peers"

See also: affiliated, affinal, affine, age-related, agnate, agnatic, akin, allied, attached, blood-related, bound up, cognate, collateral, connate, connected, consanguine, consanguineal, consanguineous, coreferent, correlate, correlated, correlative, corresponding, descendent, direct, enate, enatic, indirect, kin, kindred, lineal, maternal, paternal, side by side

Type of: be, cerebrate, cogitate, interact, narrate, recite, recount, retail[2], tell, think

Antonym: unrelated

Encyclopedia: Related