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related

[ ri-ley-tid ]
/ rɪˈleɪ tɪd /
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adjective
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.
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Origin of related

First recorded in 1595–1605; relate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM related

re·lat·ed·ly, adverbre·lat·ed·ness, nounnon·re·lat·ed, adjectiveun·re·lat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for related

related
/ (rɪˈleɪtɪd) /

adjective
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

Derived forms of related

relatedness, noun
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