Definition of related
1 : connected by reason of an established or discoverable relation
2 : connected by common ancestry or sometimes by marriage
3 : having close harmonic connection —used of tones, chords, or tonalities
Examples of related in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of related from the Web
Some celebrities, such as the actors Debra Messing, Alyssa Milano and Javier Muñoz, gave money or other support to the march, and related events were held in other cities.
Other related arts awards were given to outstanding music and art students.
Initial testing will focus on filling the six fuel tanks to ensure they are properly sealed and that related mechanisms are operating properly.
Plans for the project include two exhibitions, each of which will be complemented by related programming including artist residencies, storefront installations, and panel discussions intended for the general public, university students, and faculty.
But the hospital and related details were not divulged.
The Encinitas Union School District board met in special session Tuesday to hear and discuss reports on district facilities, upcoming construction and related budgets.
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Motorola Solutions, the losing bidder, had claimed that the city’s evaluation committee skewed the winner of its public solicitation, but the Miami-Dade ethics commission dismissed related claims this month.
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First Known Use of related
RELATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of related for English Language Learners
: connected in some way
: in the same family
: belonging to the same group because of shared characteristics, qualities, etc.
RELATED Defined for Kids
Definition of related for Students
1 : sharing some connection painting and the related arts
2 : connected by common ancestry or by marriage We call her “auntie,” but we're not actually related.
3 : connected by a usually distant common ancestor and typically sharing similar characteristics Horses and zebras are related.
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