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[in-ter-ri-leyt] /ˌɪn tər rɪˈleɪt/
verb (used with or without object), interrelated, interrelating.
to bring or enter into reciprocal relation.
Origin of interrelate
First recorded in 1885-90; back formation from interrelated Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for interrelate
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  • The k-factor is one of the many factors that interrelate in a society.

    The K-Factor Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
  • Education should seek to associate and interrelate the truths we obtain and to organize our knowledge into an effectual system.

    The School System of Norway David Allen Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for interrelate


to place in or come into a mutual or reciprocal relationship
Derived Forms
interrelation, noun
interrelationship, noun
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Word Origin and History for interrelate

1827 (implied in interrelated), from inter- + relate. Related: Interrelating.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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