Related in origin, as certain words in genetically related languages descended from the same ancestral root; for example, English name and Latin nōmen from Indo-European *nō̆-men-.
Of a similar nature; related:
(Linguistics) Having a similar semantic meaning.
Similar or equivalent:
Having almost or exactly the same qualities, characteristics, etc.; similar; equal
Closely related by kinship or association; intimate:
The definition of related is being associated with.
Having a similar or related origin, nature, or character:
(Mathematics) Of geometrical figures including triangles, squares, ellipses, arcs and more complex figures, having the same shape but possibly different size, rotational orientation, and position; in particular, having corresponding angles equal and corresponding line segments proportional; such that one can be had from the other using a sequence of operations of rotation, translation and scaling.
Originating at the same time; related.
Of the same lineage or origin; having a common ancestor.
(Medicine) Capable of being grafted, transfused, or transplanted from one individual to another without rejection:
Suited to one's needs or disposition; agreeable
Related to a matter at hand, especially to a subject under discussion.
related by blood
Accurate; careful; precise; also, attentive; undeviating; strict.
Of, or having the nature of, a synonym; equivalent or similar in meaning
Having close resemblance; similar:
Related genetically or in the same family.
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