Relater

relate

[ri-leyt]
verb (used with object), related, relating.
1.
to tell; give an account of (an event, circumstance, etc.).
2.
to bring into or establish association, connection, or relation: to relate events to probable causes.
verb (used without object), related, relating.
3.
to have reference (often followed by to ).
4.
to have some relation (often followed by to ).
5.
to establish a social or sympathetic relationship with a person or thing: two sisters unable to relate to each other.

Origin:
1480–90; < Latin relātus, suppletive past participle of referre to carry back (see refer)

relatability, noun
relatable, adjective
relater, noun
misrelate, verb, misrelated, misrelating.
prerelate, verb (used with object), prerelated, prerelating.
unrelating, adjective


1. narrate, delineate, detail, repeat. Relate, recite, recount, rehearse mean to tell, report, or describe in some detail an occurrence or circumstance. To relate is to give an account of happenings, events, circumstances, etc.: to relate one's adventures. To recite may mean to give details consecutively, but more often applies to the repetition from memory of something learned with verbal exactness: to recite a poem. To recount is usually to set forth consecutively the details of an occurrence, argument, experience, etc., to give an account in detail: to recount an unpleasant experience. Rehearse implies some formality and exactness in telling, sometimes with repeated performance as for practice before final delivery: to rehearse one's side of a story. 2. ally.


2. dissociate.
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relate (rɪˈleɪt)
 
vb (often foll by to)
1.  (tr) to tell or narrate (a story, information, etc)
2.  (often foll by to) to establish association (between two or more things) or (of something) to have relation or reference (to something else)
3.  to form a sympathetic or significant relationship (with other people, things, etc)
 
[C16: from Latin relātus brought back, from referre to carry back, from re- + ferre to bear; see refer]
 
re'latable
 
adj
 
re'later
 
n

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relate
1530, "to recount, tell," from L. relatus, used as pp. of referre (see refer), from re- "back, again" + latus (see oblate (n.)). Meaning "to establish a relation between" is from 1771. Sense of "to feel connected or sympathetic to" is attested
from 1950, originally in psychology jargon. Related in the sense of "connected by blood or marriage" is from 1702.
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