Meaning of RELATED in English



Etymology: from past participle of relate (I)

1. : having relationship : connected by reason of an established or discoverable relation

painting and the related arts

including the related species of quartz

chemistry and related sciences

church- related colleges

2. : allied by kindred ; especially : connected by consanguinity

persons related in the first degree

3. : having similar properties : belonging to the same family of chemical elements

cobalt, iron, and nickel are related elements

4. : having a close harmonic connection — used of tones, chords, or tonalities

• re·lat·ed·ly adverb

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