Meaning of RELATED in English

RELATED

adjective

1

BAD : Many of these illnesses are related with smoking.

GOOD : Many of these illnesses are related to smoking.

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One thing is related to another thing (NOT with ): 'Poverty is often directly related to unemployment.'

2

BAD : The size of a family is deeply related to parental income.

GOOD : The size of a family is closely related to parental income.

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closely related (NOT deeply ): 'His thesis is that drugs, boredom and juvenile crime are closely related.'

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