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related

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈleɪtɪd
 
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Definition of related in English:

adjective

1Belonging to the same family, group, or type; connected: sleeping sickness and related diseases
More example sentences
  • ALS is a family of related diseases that affect the nerve cells along which the brain sends instructions to the muscles.
  • The 430 species and cultivars described in detail in the book belong to the true grass family and related families of grasslike plants.
  • About half of women with ICP have a family history of related liver disorders.
Synonyms
of the same family, kin, akin, kindred, of the same blood, with a common ancestor/forebear, connected
1.1 [in combination] Associated with the specified item or process, especially causally: income-related benefits

Derivatives

relatedness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Our sexual behavior is just as moral as anyone else's, with the same capacity for love, closeness, relatedness and harmless pleasure.
  • Associations between social relatedness and similarities in selected behavioral traits were also examined.
  • The issue of names also illustrates that neither systems of social relatedness nor the inheritance systems that are connected to them develop and exist in isolation.

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