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Synonyms for relate
rɪˈleɪtre·late

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Wiktionary

  1. relateverb

    Synonyms:
    chronicle, recount, divulge, describe, state

  2. relateverb

    To tell in a descriptive way.

    Synonyms:
    recount, chronicle, state, divulge, describe

  3. relateverb

    To give an association.

    Synonyms:
    describe, chronicle, state, recount, divulge

  4. relateverb

    To make a connection from sth to sth (e.g. to relate this to that).

    Synonyms:
    state, divulge, chronicle, describe, recount

  5. relateverb

    To have a connection.

    Synonyms:
    divulge, describe, recount, state, chronicle

  6. relateverb

    To interact.

    Synonyms:
    recount, state, describe, chronicle, divulge

  7. relateverb

    To respond through reaction.

    Synonyms:
    divulge, describe, recount, chronicle, state

  8. relateverb

    To identify with, understand.

    Synonyms:
    recount, divulge, chronicle, state, describe

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relate

    Synonyms:
    tell, recite, narrate, recount, rehearse, report, detail, describe

    Antonyms:
    misrecite, misrecount, misrepresent, misreport, falsify, pervert, distort, misrelate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connectverb

    make a logical or causal connection

    "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"

    Synonyms:
    plug in, assort, connect, unite, consociate, touch, get in touch, consort, have-to doe with, subsume, tie, link up, touch on, affiliate, bear on, join, come to, link, colligate, yoke, interrelate, pertain, associate, refer, tie in, touch base, concern, plug into

  2. refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe withverb

    be relevant to

    "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, touch, resuscitate, equal, associate, doctor, have-to doe with, cite, rival, hit, consult, fix, pertain, appertain, continue, concern, impact, mend, worry, link, refer, strike, meet, reach, repair, connect, bushel, stir, bring up, uphold, tinge, look up, affect, occupy, restore, name, touch on, interrelate, preserve, tinct, bear on, partake, allude, bear upon, mention, colligate, contact, match, tie in, come to, advert, push, furbish up, denote, carry on, revive, extend to, interest, disturb, link up, tint

  3. relateverb

    give an account of

    "The witness related the events"

    Synonyms:
    link, touch, touch on, tie in, colligate, have-to doe with, bear on, concern, connect, refer, associate, link up, come to, pertain, interrelate

  4. relate, interrelateverb

    be in a relationship with

    "How are these two observations related?"

    Synonyms:
    link, touch, touch on, tie in, colligate, have-to doe with, bear on, concern, connect, refer, associate, link up, come to, pertain, interrelate

  5. relateverb

    have or establish a relationship to

    "She relates well to her peers"

    Synonyms:
    link, touch, touch on, tie in, colligate, have-to doe with, bear on, concern, connect, refer, associate, link up, come to, pertain, interrelate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. relateverb

    Synonyms:
    tell, recount, rehearse, recite, narrate, report, detail, describe, give an account of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. relateverb

    Synonyms:
    recount, narrate, tell

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "relate":

    pertain, refer, concern, correspond, relating, link

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How to use relate in a sentence?

  1. W. Edwards Deming:

    It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone. . . . The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment.

  2. Bo Laurent:

    They performed a clitorectomy and they told my parents to move to another town and not tell anyone where they went and never tell me what happened, all those things were so traumatizing, frightening and pain-producing for my parents that it made it hard for them to relate normally to me.

  3. Harrison Ford:

    Segments of the audience were able to find a character in the story overall that they could relate to, girls related to Princess Leia, young men related to Luke Skywalker.

  4. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Man can be categorized into three levels on social strata: One who are Consciously Unconscious, second who are Unconsciously Conscious - while both are inter-dependent for their survival; the third by and large a rare breed, Consciously Conscious sect – who don’t ever relate to this world!”

  5. Meghan Markle:

    I immediately felt connected to this community kitchen; it is a place for women to laugh, grieve, cry and cook together. Melding cultural identities under a shared roof, it creates space to feel a sense of normalcy — in its simplest form, [it's about] the universal need to connect, nurture, and commune through food, through crisis or joy — something we can all relate to, through this charitable endeavor, the proceeds will allow the kitchen to thrive and keep the global spirit of community alive.


Translations for relate

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  • relacionarSpanish
  • مربوط بودنPersian
  • ymmärtää, tuoda mieleen, yhdistyä, samastua, liittyä, reagoida, liittää, vastata, yhdistääFinnish
  • הזדההHebrew
  • संबंधितHindi
  • 関連付ける, 結び付けるJapanese
  • āmiku, āmikiMāori
  • иметь отношениеRussian
  • தொடர்புபடுத்தTamil
  • సంబంధంTelugu

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