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[in-ter-ri-ley-tid] /ˌɪn tər rɪˈleɪ tɪd/
reciprocally or mutually related:
an interrelated series of experiments.
Origin of interrelated
1820-30; inter- + related
Related forms
interrelatedly, adverb
interrelatedness, noun


[in-ter-ri-leyt] /ˌɪn tər rɪˈleɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), interrelated, interrelating.
to bring or enter into reciprocal relation.
1885-90; back formation from interrelated Unabridged
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Examples from the web for interrelated
  • The goal is to make a successful whole from complex, interrelated parts.
  • Tell students that they will build their own marine food web for two interrelated ecosystems: mangroves and coral reefs.
  • The flaw in this report is that it conflates two distinct, though interrelated issues.
  • Comparing the profile of each party's coalition points toward two interrelated conclusions.
  • Two interrelated terms or concepts critical to my area are the devil to grasp.
  • In the traditional sense, coherence as a package of interrelated content is gone.
  • All seven are interrelated, so a change in one has a ripple effect on all the others.
  • Because all concepts are interrelated and they are in the hearts and the minds of people.
  • As you can see, free trade doesn't always mean fair trade but the two are interrelated.
  • The major hypothesis of this research is that these trends are interrelated.
British Dictionary definitions for interrelated


to place in or come into a mutual or reciprocal relationship
Derived Forms
interrelation, noun
interrelationship, noun
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Word Origin and History for interrelated



1827 (implied in interrelated), from inter- + relate. Related: Interrelating.

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