related

related
related [ri lāt′id]
adj.
1. narrated; recounted; told
2. connected or associated, as by origin or kind; specif., connected by kinship, marriage, etc.; of the same family
3. Music closely connected melodically or harmonically: said of tones, chords, etc.
relatedness
n.
SYN.- RELATED, applied to persons, implies close connection through consanguinity or, less often, through marriage [we are related through our mothers ], applied to things, close connection through common origin, interdependence, etc. [related subjects ]; KINDRED basically suggests blood relationship but in extension connotes close connection as because of similar nature, tastes, goals, etc. [we are kindred souls ]; COGNATE now usually applies to things and suggests connection because of a common source [cognate languages ]; ALLIED, applied to persons, suggests connection through voluntary association; applied to things, connection through inclusion in the same category [allied sciences ]; AFFILIATE usually suggests alliance of a smaller or weaker party with a larger or stronger one as a branch or dependent [several companies are affiliated with this corporation ]

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