relate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈleɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈleɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri lāt)


Inflections of 'relate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
relates
v 3rd person singular
relating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
related
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
related
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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relate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. relate [one thing] to [another]
  2. relate [two things, them]
  3. relate your [experiences, education, work] to
  4. relate with your [friends, children]
  5. relate [well, closely] with your [friends]
  6. relate to your [friends]
  7. find it [difficult, impossible, hard] to relate to
  8. struggle to relate to
  9. can (really) relate to the [book, story, character]
  10. I can relate to that
  11. relate [directly, indirectly] to
  12. related to the [murder, crime, investigation]
  13. (had better be) related to [your work, the class]
  14. are [specifically, closely] related (to)
  15. relate the [story, what happened]
  16. relate a [tale, story] of [hardships, terror, crime]
  17. relate it to the [police, authorities, principal]
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