Definition of related in English:

related

Syllabification: re·lat·ed
Pronunciation: /riˈlātid
 
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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
    connected, interconnected, associated, linked, coupled, allied, affiliated, concomitant, corresponding, analogous, kindred, parallel, comparable, homologous, equivalentof the same family, kin, akin, kindred
    formal cognate, consanguineous
  • 1.1 [in combination] Associated with the specified item or process, especially causally: income-related benefits

Derivatives

relatedness

noun
More 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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