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
And the government did not seem to have considered the impact on the 2.5m people working in related trades, from leather shoes to cricket balls.
No MPAA rating Running time: 1:54 Opens: Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., www.siskelfilmcenter.org RELATED STORIES: Check out the latest movie reviews from Michael Phillips and the Chicago Tribune.
In late 2016, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the Islamic State seeking to recover antiquities looted by the terrorist group but to date United States officials have not brought related actions against individual dealers.
The warrants ordered the banks, over a 14-day period, to allow incoming wire transfers to Dandong Zhicheng Metallic Material Co. and four related front companies for North Korea, but to not allow any wire transfers out.
On a related note, the Carson assistant principal who found the unmoving Gabriel on the restroom floor has left CPS.
In regular session, the council held a hearing and approved ordinances revising the state’s building, fire and related construction codes.
In related news, Illinois' budget process is also a mess.
Blue, then 11, was the older brother of a toddler who had been killed by his mother's boyfriend and his mom had gone to prison on a related conviction.
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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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