from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being connected; associated.
- adj. Connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage.
- adj. Music Having a close harmonic connection.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Standing in relation or connection.
- adj. Being a relative of.
- adj. Narrated; told.
- adj. Same as the adjective relative.
- adj. Fulfilling a relation.
- adj. Having a relationship with the thing named
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of relate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Allied by kindred; connected by blood or alliance, particularly by consanguinity.
- Standing in relation or connection.
- Narrated; told.
- Same as Relative, 4.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Recited; narrated.
- Allied by kindred; connected by blood or alliance, particularly by consanguinity: as, a person related in the first or second degree.
- Standing in some relation or connection: as, the arts of painting and sculpture are closely related.
- In music:
- Of tones, belonging to a melodic or harmonic series, so as to be susceptible of close connection.
- Of chords and tonalities, same as relative.
- n. Same as relate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics
- adj. connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
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