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related

adjective

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. 1 :  connected by reason of an established or discoverable relation

  2. 2 :  connected by common ancestry or sometimes by marriage

  3. 3 :  having close harmonic connection —used of tones, chords, or tonalities

re·lat·ed·ly adverb
re·lat·ed·ness noun

Examples of related

  1. ancient history and other related subjects

  2. I just found out that my best friend and I are related through distant cousins.

  3. Horses and donkeys are related.

  4. The words play and playful are related.



Circa 1663

First Known Use of related

circa 1663




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