: connected in some way
: in the same family
: belonging to the same group because of shared characteristics, qualities, etc.
: connected by reason of an established or discoverable relation
: connected by common ancestry or sometimes by marriage
: having close harmonic connection —used of tones, chords, or tonalities
— re·lat·ed·ly adverb
— re·lat·ed·ness noun
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.
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