Simple Definition of related
: connected in some way
: in the same family
: belonging to the same group because of shared characteristics, qualities, etc.
Full Definition of related
1 : connected by reason of an established or discoverable relation
2 : connected by common ancestry or sometimes by marriage
3 : having close harmonic connection —used of tones, chords, or tonalities
Examples of related
ancient history and other related subjects
I just found out that my best friend and I are related through distant cousins.
Horses and donkeys are related.
The words “play” and “playful” are related.
First Known Use of related
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Definition of related
1 : sharing some connection <painting and the related arts>
2 : connected by common ancestry or by marriage <We call her “auntie,” but we're not actually related.>
3 : connected by a usually distant common ancestor and typically sharing similar characteristics <Horses and zebras are related.>
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