: able to be related;
: able to be shown or established to have a causal or logical connection to something
- Some of these linguistic simplifications are directly relatable to the loss of certain language functions …
- —William A. Foley
: able to be related to : possible to understand, like, or have sympathy for because of similarities to oneself or one's own experiences
- a movie featuring strong but relatable characters
- Thriftier threads can make high-rolling politicos and their wives seem more relatable.
- —Roya Wolverson
He also maintained an outsized relatability, as the kind of guy who seemed more at ease with commoners than with any media elite.