What are some alternative words for relate?

Synonyms for relate
rɪˈleɪt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term relate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect(verb)

    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 with(verb)

    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. relate(verb)

    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, interrelate(verb)

    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. relate(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. relate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    state, chronicle, recount, divulge, describe

  2. relate(verb)

    To tell in a descriptive way.

    Synonyms:
    recount, chronicle, state, divulge, describe

  3. relate(verb)

    To give an association.

    Synonyms:
    divulge, recount, describe, state, chronicle

  4. relate(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    state, divulge, chronicle, describe, recount

  5. relate(verb)

    To have a connection.

    Synonyms:
    divulge, describe, recount, state, chronicle

  6. relate(verb)

    To interact.

    Synonyms:
    recount, state, describe, chronicle, divulge

  7. relate(verb)

    To respond through reaction.

    Synonyms:
    state, chronicle, divulge, recount, describe

  8. relate(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. relate(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. relate(v)

    Synonyms:
    recount, narrate, tell

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "relate":

    pertain, refer, concern, correspond, relating, link

How to pronounce relate?

Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say relate in sign language?

  1. relate

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How to use relate in a sentence?

  1. Junior Jasmine Smith:

    I believe (graduates) deserve a speaker who could relate to them as far as the struggle we go through within the education system, and I feel like she cannot relate in that aspect.

  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. Willie Nelson -LRB- right -RRB-:

    Whenever me or George Jones or whoever is singing those sad songs, there’s people out there that can relate to it, and that’s good, the problem can be that getting in that emotional state to sing that sad song to make all those people happy, you’re really putting yourself in a negative situation where you want to drink more.

  4. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    One of my disappointments is the fact that with all that we have done legislatively, whether its equal pay for equal work, raising the minimum wage, gun violence protection, issues that relate to our children, the list goes on. I thought, well, let's get attention on the fact that what he said here today was not true.

  5. Eric Phillips:

    D.O.I. is right, employees are supposed to use their government email for government work. That’s always been the protocol and we remind City Hall and agency staff of that frequently. We consider personal email and documents in someone’s personal possession subject to FOIL when they relate to government business.

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Translations for relate

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

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