related


related
adj.
1 connected
VERBS
be, seem
ADVERB
closely, integrally, intimately, strongly

The two ideas are very closely related.

significantly

Scores in the test were not significantly related to gender.

inextricably
loosely
not necessarily
not remotely

What she was reading was not remotely related to her work.

largely
partly
directly, linearly
indirectly, tangentially

Tax rates were indirectly related to income.

specifically
positively
inversely, negatively

The traditional approach has tended to regard unemployment and inflation as being inversely related.

apparently
clearly, obviously
causally, contextually, functionally, logically, structurally, thematically

Is unemployment causally related to crime?

PREPOSITION
to

The occurrence of the disease is apparently related to standards of hygiene.

2 of the same family
VERBS
be
ADVERB
closely
distantly
biologically, evolutionarily, genetically

All the bees in the colony are genetically related.

PREPOSITION
to

He claims to be distantly related to the British royal family.

Related is used with these nouns: ↑article, ↑discipline, ↑field, ↑issue, ↑link, ↑matter, ↑note, ↑question, ↑species, ↑theme, ↑topic

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • related — [ri lāt′id] adj. 1. narrated; recounted; told 2. connected or associated, as by origin or kind; specif., connected by kinship, marriage, etc.; of the same family 3. Music closely connected melodically or harmonically: said of tones, chords, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • Related — Re*lat ed ( l?t ?d), p. p. & a. 1. Allied by kindred; connected by blood or alliance, particularly by consanguinity; as, persons related in the first or second degree. [1913 Webster] 2. Standing in relation or connection; as, the electric and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -related — [ rıleıtəd ] suffix used with some nouns to make adjectives describing what something is connected with: stress related anxiety a drug related crime …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • -related — UK [rɪleɪtɪd] US [rɪleɪtəd] suffix used with some nouns to make adjectives describing what something is connected with stress related anxiety a drug related crime Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • related — I adjective affiliated, affined, affinitive, agnate, akin, allied, analogous, applicable, apposite, appropriate, appurtenant, associated, cognate, cognatus, collateral, commutual, complementary, congeneric, congenerical, congenerous, connate,… …   Law dictionary

  • related to — index incident Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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