adjective re·lat·able \ri-ˈlā-tə-bəl\

Definition of relatable

  1. 1 :  able to be related; especially :  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

  2. 2 US :  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

Circa 1720

First Known Use of relatable

circa 1720

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a trip made at another's expense

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