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[in-ter-ri-leyt] /ˌɪn tər rɪˈleɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), interrelated, interrelating.
to bring or enter into reciprocal relation.
Origin of interrelate
1885-90; back formation from interrelated Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Education should seek to associate and interrelate the truths we obtain and to organize our knowledge into an effectual system.

    The School System of Norway David Allen Anderson
  • The k-factor is one of the many factors that interrelate in a society.

    The K-Factor Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
British Dictionary definitions for interrelate


to place in or come into a mutual or reciprocal relationship
Derived Forms
interrelation, noun
interrelationship, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for interrelate

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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