Synonyms and Antonyms of relate

  1. 1 to form a close personal relationship she and I relate so well it's almost like we're siblings Synonyms bond, click, communeRelated Words befriend; empathize, identify, sympathize

  2. 2 to give an oral or written account of in some detail we asked our uncle to relate the story of his visit to communist Russia many years ago Synonyms chart, chronicle, describe, narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, tell, reportRelated Words deliver, give, reel off, state, utter, voice; detail, enumerate, itemize, particularize; bare, disclose, divulge, expose, let on (about), reveal; delineate, depict, express, render, sketch

  3. 3 to have a relation or connection how does your comment relate to what the rest of us have been talking about for the last hour? Synonyms appertain, bear, pertain, refer, applyRelated Words affect, concern, interest, involve, touch; associate, connect, couple, interrelate, link, tie in; deal (with), treat

  4. 4 to think of (something) in combination most Americans probably relate tea to the United Kingdom and coffee to the U.S. Synonyms connect, correlate, identify, link, associateRelated Words compare, equate, liken; group, join, lump (together), tie (together)Near Antonyms contrast, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish, separate, set off

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a trip made at another's expense

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