Hypertext Webster Gateway: "relating"

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.

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