Hypertext Webster Gateway: "related"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Related \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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Relate \Re*late"\ (r?-l?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Related}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Relating}.] [F. relater to recount, LL.
relatare, fr. L. relatus, used as p. p. of referre. See
{Elate}, and cf. {Refer}.]
1. To bring back; to restore. [Obs.]

Abate your zealous haste, till morrow next again
Both light of heaven and strength of men relate.

2. To refer; to ascribe, as to a source. [Obs. or R.]

3. To recount; to narrate; to tell over.

This heavy act with heavy heart relate. --Shak.

4. To ally by connection or kindred.

{To relate one's self}, to vent thoughts in words. [R.]

Syn: To tell; recite; narrate; recount; rehearse; report;
detail; describe.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: 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" [syn: {related
to}] [ant: {unrelated}]
2: connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage [ant: {unrelated}]
3: similar or related in quality or character; "a feeling akin
to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely
related to the collector" [syn: {akin(p)}, {kindred}]
4: having close kinship and appropriateness; "he asks questions
that are germane and central to the issue" [syn: {germane(p)}]

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