related

Things are related when there's some connection or similarity between them. The fact that you caught a cold might be related to the fact that the kids you babysat sneezed and coughed all night long.

People are related when they share a family connection, and other things are related by different kinds of connections. One poem is related to another if they come from the same school or movement of poetry, and a boy's dislike of baseball is probably related to the fact that his first coach yelled a lot. The verb relate is at the root of related, from the Latin relatus, "brought back."

Definitions of related
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adj being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics

“painting and the related arts”
“school- related activities”
related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces”
Synonyms:
related to
affiliated, attached, connected
being joined in close association
age-related
changing (increasing or decreasing) as an individual's age increases
bound up
closely or inseparably connected or associated with
cognate
having the same ancestral language
cognate, connate
related in nature
coreferent
related by sharing a symbolic link to a concrete object or an abstraction
correlate, correlated, correlative
mutually related
corresponding
accompanying
side by side
closely related or associated
Antonyms:
unrelated
lacking a logical or causal relation
misrelated
mistakenly related
orthogonal
statistically unrelated
uncorrelated
not varying together
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adj connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

Synonyms:
direct, lineal
in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
collateral, indirect
descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
affinal, affine
(anthropology) related by marriage
agnate, agnatic, paternal
related on the father's side
akin, blood-related, cognate, consanguine, consanguineal, consanguineous, kin
related by blood
allied
related by common characteristics or ancestry
descendant, descendent
proceeding by descent from an ancestor
enate, enatic, maternal
related on the mother's side
kindred
related by blood or marriage
Antonyms:
unrelated
not connected by kinship
unconnected
not connected by birth or family
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