1. adjective If two or more things are related, there is a connection between them. ⇒ The philosophical problems of chance and of free will are closely related. ⇒ ...equipment and accessories for diving and related activities. 2. adjective [v-link ADJ]
People who are related belong to the same family. [+ to] ⇒ ...people in countries like Bangladesh who have been able to show they are related to a spouse or parent living in Britain.
3. adjective If you say that different types of things, such as languages, are related, you mean that they developed from the same language. [+ to] ⇒ Sanskrit is related very closely to Latin, Greek, and the Germanic and Celtic languages. ⇒ ...closely related species.
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