Being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics(adjective)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "related to" in a sentence
"After the meeting Marion called Renita, who had been unable to attend, to tell her that their worries had been justified: their neighborhood lupus/autoimmune cluster seemed to be related to contaminated industrial waste that had sat unaddressed in the community for decades."
"The name is most likely derived from the Angle-Saxon word "hecg" for a territorial boundary, and so is not related to the planted hedges seen elsewhere."
"If you have a gene that produces high levels of interferon-gamma, or signaling proteins that tell the immune system to get active fast, it may predispose you to developing MS. Under this scenario men get MS less often because men, in general, are less likely to have a gene variant that is related to higher secretion of these cytokines."