Translation of "relate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /rɪˈleɪt/ us /rɪˈleɪt/

C2 [ T ] to find or show the connection between two or more things

We need to explain why these issues are important and relate them to everyday life.
Archaeologists hope to relate the discovery with the arrival of Vikings in the area in the tenth century.

C2 [ T ] formal to tell a story or describe a series of events

She related the events of the previous week to the police. 她對警方講述了上個星期發生的事情。
She related that she had been approached by an employee asking for time off.
[ + question word ] He relates how at the age of 23 he was interned in a prison camp. 他講述了他在23歲時被關押在戰俘營中的經歷。

[ I ] informal to be able to understand a situation or someone's feelings because you have experienced something similar yourself:

I often wake very early - I'm sure most readers over 50 can relate.
→ Synonym relate to sb , relate to sth

(Translation of “relate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)