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[ adjective ] being connected or associated

Synonyms

related_to

Examples

"painting and the related arts" "school-related activities" "related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces"

Used in print

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Every single problem touched_on thus_far is related to good marketing planning .

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

Fourth , the type of vocational training_programs should be related to the employment opportunities in the general locality .

Therefore employment and education in all the schools in a metropolitan area are related in different ways from those which are characteristic of the comprehensive high_school described in my first report .

(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)

The fact that he has cast over those materials the light of a skeptical mind does not make him any the less Southern , I rather think , for the South has been no_more solid than other regions except in the political and related areas where patronage and force and intimidation and fear may produce a surface uniformity .

(Statements 87th Congress, 1st Session. Appropriations,...)

In_view_of the increasing shortage of usable surface and ground_water in many parts of the Nation and the importance of finding new sources of supply to meet its present and future water needs , it is the policy of the Congress to provide_for the development of practicable low-cost means for the large-scale production of water of a quality suitable for municipal , industrial , agricultural , and other beneficial consumptive uses from saline water , and for studies and research related thereto .

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[ adjective ] connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

Used in print

(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)

Although the * * f calculation is obvious by_analogy_with that for gravitational_field and osmotic_pressure , it is interesting to confirm it by a method which can be generalized to include related effects .

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

Closely related to the andrenas are the nomias or alkali_bees .

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

There are several closely related inner functions .

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[ adjective ] similar or related in quality or character

Synonyms

akin kindred

Examples

"a feeling akin to terror" "kindred souls" "the amateur is closely related to the collector"

Used in print

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

The amateur is closely related to the collector , who is actually no more_than the amateur who has taken_to the field .

Related terms

similar

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[ adjective ] having close kinship and appropriateness

Synonyms

germane

Examples

"he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue"

Used in print

(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)

The rating scale of compulsivity was constructed by first perusing the interview records , categorizing all evidence related to compulsivity , then arranging a distribution of such information apart from the case records .

Related terms

relevant

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