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1. relate

verb. ['rɪˈleɪt, riːˈleɪt'] make a logical or causal connection.

Synonyms

  • connect
  • cogitate
  • correlate
  • identify
  • have in mind
  • interrelate
  • mean
  • free-associate
  • link
  • link up
  • cerebrate
  • remember
  • associate
  • think of
  • think
  • tie in

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • worsen
  • break
  • esteem

Etymology

  • relatus (Latin)

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  • translate
  • stagflate
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  • procreate
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  • underrate
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  • restate
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  • prorate
  • predate

Example sentences of the word relate


1. Noun, singular or mass
A common misconception is that the numbers on a perfume bottle relate to best before dates.

2. Verb, base form
Also, do not forget to relate how that information can be used in the real world.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Consult with your production team to confirm any contractual obligations that relate to inclusion or exclusion of credits.

Quotes containing the word relate


1. The people I mixed with in Monaco didn't relate to my South African mentality or humor... Although I have met some wonderful people since I've been living in Monaco, I regard them all as acquaintances. I only have two people I consider friends here.
- Charlene, Princess of Monaco

2. Using no control and using humor will build a relationship and make a dent to where the client puts the counselor in their quality world and then begins to relate and seek out the counselor. Effective therapy begins with the acceptance of the therapist into the client's quality world.
- William Glasser

3. I grew up when one of America's greatest black playwrights, August Wilson, was writing about life in Pittsburgh, but I never saw myself in any of his straight-male plays. And then I see 'Angels,' which was so honest and painful, and it had this black drag queen in it, Belize, with a big heart. I finally had a character to relate to.
- Billy Porter

2. relate

verb. ['rɪˈleɪt, riːˈleɪt'] be relevant to.

Synonyms

  • pertain
  • touch on
  • come to
  • regard
  • revolve around
  • touch
  • apply
  • advert
  • center
  • bear on
  • concentrate on
  • affect
  • refer
  • hold
  • focus on
  • concern
  • revolve about
  • go for
  • involve
  • matter to
  • interest
  • allude
  • center on

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain
  • uncover

Etymology

  • relatus (Latin)

3. relate

verb. ['rɪˈleɪt, riːˈleɪt'] give an account of.

Synonyms

  • recount
  • recite
  • tell

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • inattention
  • inattentiveness

Etymology

  • relatus (Latin)

4. relate

verb. ['rɪˈleɪt, riːˈleɪt'] be in a relationship with.

Synonyms

  • be
  • interrelate
  • predicate
  • tie in

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • infield
  • peripheral
  • right

Etymology

  • relatus (Latin)

5. relate

verb. ['rɪˈleɪt, riːˈleɪt'] have or establish a relationship to.

Synonyms

  • harmonise
  • obligate
  • interact
  • tie
  • bind
  • get on
  • oblige
  • attach
  • disrespect
  • hold
  • get along
  • harmonize
  • bond
  • connect
  • get on with
  • get along with
  • mesh

Antonyms

  • heedless
  • heedful
  • dishonor
  • diverge

Etymology

  • relatus (Latin)
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