relate back to

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Definition of relate back to

: to be connected with (something in the past) Their grudge relates back to a misunderstanding that took place years ago.

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“Relate back to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relate%20back%20to. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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