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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:

    pertain, refer, concern, correspond, relating, link

How to pronounce relate?

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How to say relate in sign language?

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How to use relate in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Huskey:

    I don’t relish dressing up, and find it hard to relate to the insanity, but I’m enjoying the holiday more each year because my wife demands fun.

  2. Lorien Carter:

    A lot of his identity was formed because of his racial ambiguity. ... Terrell felt (like) a misfit most of his life, terrell just wanted to be loved, honestly ... and as a result, made some poor decisions, and I think that's something we can all relate to.

  3. Pope Francis:

    We must resolve now to live as nobly and as justly as possible, as we educate new generations not to turn their back on our 'neighbors' and everything around us, building a nation calls us to recognize that we must constantly relate to others, rejecting a mindset of hostility in order to adopt one of reciprocal subsidiarity in a constant effort to do our best.

  4. Brian Chung:

    I remember reading the Bible and having the words of the Bible relate to me on a deep level. It was a powerful moment that I never knew was possible. As I applied the teachings of the Bible, I started seeing a positive transformation in myself and the people around me, imagine what would happen in our city, in our country, in our world, if more people read and listened to Gods Word.

  5. Jimmy Goodrich:

    For technologies that do not relate to national security, it seems they shouldn't fall within the scope of the order. And we have conveyed this perspective to government.


Translations for relate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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