- associated; connected.
- allied by nature, origin, kinship, marriage, etc.
- Music. (of tones) belonging to a melodic or harmonic series, so as to be susceptible of close connection.
Origin of related
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Examples from the Web for non-related
When her cousins arrived, they brought not only their own family, but also their non-related neighbors—a total of 11 people.Syrians Who Hosted Iraq War Refugees Are Now Exiles Themselves
Anna Therese Day
June 9, 2014
The ripple effect this would have on other, non-related challenges Israel face—such as its demographic battle— could be decisive.Why Netanyahu's Afraid of Diplomacy
April 17, 2012
- connected; associated
- connected by kinship or marriage
- (in diatonic music) denoting or relating to a key that has notes in common with another key or keys
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Word Origin and History for non-related
"connected by blood or marriage," 1702, past participle adjective from relate (v.). Related: Relatedness.
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