HyperDic: relate

English > 5 senses of the word relate:
VERBcognitionrelate, associate, tie in, link, colligate, link up, connectmake a logical or causal connection
stativerelate, refer, pertain, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do withbe relevant to
communicationrelategive an account of
stativerelate, interrelatebe in a relationship with
socialrelatehave or establish a relationship to
relate > pronunciation
Soundsrihley't; riyley't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > relate: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningmake a logical or causal connection.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something; Somebody ----s something with something
Example "I cannot relate these events at all"
Synonymsassociate, tie in, link, colligate, link up, connect
NarrowercorrelateBring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation
free-associateassociate freely
identifyconceive of as united or associated
interrelateplace into a mutual relationship
rememberExercise, or have the power of, memory
think of, have in mind, meanIntend to refer to
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Oppositedecouple, dissociateregard as unconnected
Spanishasociar, comunicar, conectar, entroncar, ligar, relacionar, unir, vincular
Catalanassociar, comunicar, connectar, entroncar, relacionar, vincular
Nounsrelationan abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
English > relate: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe relevant to.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymsrefer, pertain, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do with
Narrowerapply, hold, go forBe pertinent or relevant or applicable
focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, centerCenter upon
involve, affect, regardConnect closely and often incriminatingly
matter to, interestBe of importance or consequence
Similar toallude, touch, advertmake a more or less disguised reference to
Spanishatañer, concernir, incumbir, palpar, referirse, referir, relatar, respectar, tocar, tratarse
Catalanconcernir, incumbir, palpar, pertocar, referir-se, referir, relatar, tocar, tractar-se
English > relate: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningGive an account of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"The witness related the events"
Broadertell, narrate, recount, recitenarrate or give a detailed account of
Spanishcontar, emparentar, entroncar, narrar, relacionar, relatar
Catalanemparentar, entroncar, relacionar, relatar
Nounsrelationan act of narration
English > relate: 5 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe in a relationship with.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"How are these two observations related?"
Narrowerpredicatemake the (grammatical) predicate in a proposition
tie inBe in connection with something relevant
tutoract as a guardian to someone
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Similar tointerrelateplace into a mutual relationship
Spanishemparentar, entroncar, interrelacionarse, interrelacionar, relacionar
Catalanemparentar, entroncar, interrelacionar-se, interrelacionar, relacionar, tenir a veure
Nounsrelationan abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
relation(usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups
English > relate: 5 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningHave or establish a relationship to.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"She relates well to her peers"
Narrowerbind, tie, attach, bondcreate social or emotional ties
connectEstablish a rapport or relationship
disrespectshow a lack of respect for
get along with, get on with, get on, get alongHave smooth relations / relations
harmonize, harmoniseBring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously
meshWork together in harmony / harmony
oblige, bind, hold, obligateBind by an obligation / obligation
take backresume a relationship / relationship with someone after an interruption, as in a wife taking back her husband
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
Nounsrelation(usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups

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