Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb relate

5 senses of relate

Sense 1
associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect -- (make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all")
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere")

Sense 2
refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with -- (be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments")

Sense 3
relate -- (give an account of; "The witness related the events")
       => tell, narrate, recount, recite -- (narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child")

Sense 4
relate, interrelate -- (be in a relationship with; "How are these two observations related?")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 5
relate -- (have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers")
       => interact -- (act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues")

Antonyms of adj related

2 senses of related

Sense 1
related (vs. unrelated), related to -- (being connected either logically or 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")

unrelated (vs. related) -- (lacking a logical or causal relation)
        => misrelated -- (mistakenly related)
        => orthogonal -- (statistically unrelated)
        => uncorrelated -- (not varying together)

Sense 2
related (vs. unrelated) -- (connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage)

unrelated (vs. related) -- (not connected by kinship)
        => unconnected -- (not connected by birth or family)

Similarity of adj related

2 senses of related

Sense 1
related (vs. unrelated), related to -- (being connected either logically or 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")
       => affiliated, attached, connected -- (being joined in close association; "affiliated clubs"; "all art schools whether independent or attached to universities")
       => age-related -- (changing (increasing or decreasing) as an individual's age increases)
       => bound up -- (closely or inseparably connected or associated with; "his career is bound up with the fortunes of the enterprise")
       => cognate -- (having the same ancestral language; "cognate languages")
       => connate, cognate -- (related in nature; "connate qualities")
       => coreferent -- (related by sharing a symbolic link to a concrete object or an abstraction; "two expressions are coreferent if they denote the same object or individual")
       => correlative, correlate, correlated -- (mutually related)
       => corresponding -- (accompanying; "all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities")
       => side by side -- (closely related or associated; "a city in which communism and democracy had to live side by side")

Sense 2
related (vs. unrelated) -- (connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage)
       => affinal, affine -- ((anthropology) related by marriage)
       => agnate, agnatic, paternal -- (related on the father's side; "a paternal aunt")
       => akin (predicate), blood-related, cognate, consanguine, consanguineous, consanguineal, kin (predicate) -- (related by blood)
       => allied -- (related by common characteristics or ancestry; "allied species"; "allied studies")
       => descendant, descendent -- (proceeding by descent from an ancestor; "descendent gene")
       => enate, enatic, maternal (predicate) -- (related on the mother's side; "my maternal grandmother")
       => kindred -- (related by blood or marriage; "kindred clans")
          Also See-> collateral#1, indirect#3; lineal#1, direct#4

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