in·​ter·​re·​lat·​ed | \ ˌin-tər-ri-ˈlā-təd How to pronounce interrelated (audio) , ˌin-tə-\

Definition of interrelated

: having a mutual or reciprocal relation

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Other Words from interrelated

interrelatedly adverb
interrelatedness noun

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Structure and function are reciprocally interrelated. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "What Is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, and Should You See One?," 6 Feb. 2019 The coronal heating problem is just one of three interrelated mysteries the Parker Probe will collect data on in hopes of solving. Brian Resnick, Vox, "NASA is shooting a spaceship at the sun. It might help us solve a huge mystery.," 8 Aug. 2018 Take all these interrelated financial decisions is a step-by-step manner and know that everything doesn’t have to have happen at once. Peter Dunn, USA TODAY, "Too many big financial decisions at once creates impasse for new graduate and girlfriend," 8 July 2018 The Journal Sentinel series showed that trauma and economic decline are interrelated and self-reinforcing, creating populations that are so traumatized that the local workforce is incapacitated. John Schmid, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Help wanted: Trauma-focused social workers to stop downward spiral in Milwaukee," 4 June 2018 Mathematicians are progressing along several interrelated fronts. Kevin Hartnett, WIRED, "Exploring the Mirror Link Between Two Geometric Worlds," 15 Apr. 2018 What’s more, the series showed that trauma and economic decline are interrelated and self-reinforcing — and passed down from one generation to the next. John Schmid, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Momentum building in Marquette president's call to tackle trauma epidemic in Milwaukee," 24 Apr. 2018 Ott and his colleagues needed a more efficient scheme to make reservoir computing relevant for large chaotic systems, which have huge numbers of interrelated variables. Natalie Wolchover, WIRED, "Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos," 21 Apr. 2018 Our own society will be increasingly planned and regulated because only thus can the increasingly interrelated parts be assured an orderly development. New York Times, "Notes From the Book Review Archives," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of interrelated

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interrelated was in 1827

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