Definition of "relate" [re•late]

  • (verb-transitive) To narrate or tell. See Synonyms at describe.
  • (verb-transitive) To bring into or link in logical or natural association. See Synonyms at join.
  • (verb-transitive) To establish or demonstrate a connection between.
  • (verb-intransitive) To have connection, relation, or reference: The symbols relate to an earlier system.
  • (verb-intransitive) To have or establish a reciprocal relationship; interact: She doesn't relate well to her peers.

Use "relate" in a sentence

  • "Additionally, the three instances of the title relate conceptually to the three-story structure of the novel."
  • "How does the title relate to the rest of the text?"
  • "How does the title relate to the thought of Bataille?"

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