Definitions for: Related


[adj] connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
[adj] being connected or associated; "painting and the related arts"; "school-related activities"; "related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces"
[adj] having close kinship and appropriateness; "he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue"
[adj] similar or related in quality or character; "a feeling akin to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely related to the collector"



Webster (1913) Definition: Re*lat"ed (-l?t"?d), p. p. & a.
1. Allied by kindred; connected by blood or alliance,
particularly by consanguinity; as, persons related in the
first or second degree.

2. Standing in relation or connection; as, the electric and
magnetic forcec are closely related.

3. Narrated; told.

4. (Mus.) Same as Relative, 4.

Synonyms: accompanying, affiliated, affinal, agnate, agnatic, akin(p), allied, as to, associated, attached, attendant, blood-related, bound up, brother(a), cognate, concerned, concerning, concomitant, connate, connected, consanguine, consanguineous, correlate, correlated, correlative, corresponding, enate, enatic, fellow(a), germane(p), in regard to, in relation to, in terms of, incidental, incidental to(p), kin(p), kindred, maternal(p), overlapping, paternal(p), regarding, related to, relevant, side by side, similar, sister(a), vis-a-vis, with reference to, with regard to, with respect to

Antonyms: unrelated

See Also: collateral, direct, indirect, lineal

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