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related

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verb

past tense of relate
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as in bonded
to form a close personal relationship she and I relate so well it's almost like we're siblings

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as in pertained
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?

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as in correlated
to think of (something) in combination most Americans probably relate tea to the United Kingdom and coffee to the U.S.

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“Related.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/related. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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