related Definition

  • 1connected by a familial or other relationship
  • 2belonging to the same group or category
  • 3having something in common

Using related: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "related" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The two sisters are related through their mother.

  • Example

    The book is related to the topic we discussed in class.

  • Example

    These different species are all related to each other.

  • Example

    The company's profits are related to its sales.

related Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with related

  • blood-related

    related by birth or descent


    She is my blood-related cousin.

  • having a strong connection or similarity


    The two languages are closely related and share many words.

  • not connected or relevant to something


    His comments were unrelated to the topic of discussion.


Summary: related in Brief

The term 'related' [riˈleɪtɪd] refers to things that are connected by a familial or other relationship, belong to the same group or category, or have something in common. It can be used to describe people, objects, or ideas, as in 'The two sisters are related through their mother.' 'Related' also extends into phrases like 'blood-related,' and antonyms like 'unrelated.'