Definition of relate :
1. To ally by connection or kindred.
2. To bring back; to restore.
3. To make reference; to take account.
4. To recount; to narrate; to tell over.
5. To refer; to ascribe, as to a source.
6. To stand in some relation; to have bearing or concern; to pertain; to refer; - with to.
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attach (part of speech: verb)
relate (part of speech: verb)
join (part of speech: verb)
- But in fact he could not relate the thought of her to the thought of him in his sin, at all; he could only realize their kindred in her share of his suffering. - "The Quality of Mercy", W. D. Howells.
- This you will see from the story that I am minded to relate." - "The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. IV. (of V.)", Margaret, Queen Of Navarre.
- And since our mistress appears to be listening with both her ears, it would be more to the point to begin whatever story you propose to relate to- night, and be done with it. - "Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard", Eleanor Farjeon.