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  1. reciprocally or mutually related: an interrelated series of experiments.
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Origin of interrelated

First recorded in 1820–30; inter- + related
Related formsin·ter·re·lat·ed·ly, adverbin·ter·re·lat·ed·ness, noun


verb (used with or without object), in·ter·re·lat·ed, in·ter·re·lat·ing.
  1. to bring or enter into reciprocal relation.
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Origin of interrelate

First recorded in 1885–90; back formation from interrelated
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Related Words for interrelated

relevant, complementary, akin, pertinent, analogous, similar, linked, associated, integral, reciprocal, interdependent, comparable, compare, associate, pertain, ascribe, link, connect, affect, apply

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British Dictionary definitions for interrelated


  1. to place in or come into a mutual or reciprocal relationship
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Derived Formsinterrelation, nouninterrelationship, noun
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Word Origin and History for interrelated



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

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