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English definition of “relate to sb”

relate to sb

phrasal verb with relate     /rɪˈleɪt/ verb [T]
C1 to understand someone and be able to have a friendly relationship with them: Many parents find it hard to relate to their children when they are teenagers.Empathy and sensitivitySympathy and compassionSympathy and compassion
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