Translation of "relate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈleɪt/ us /rɪˈleɪt/ present participle relating, past tense and past participle related

formal to tell a story or describe a series of events

relatar, narrar

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


verb /rəˈleit/

to tell (a story etc)

He related all that had happened to him.

(with to) to be about, concerned or connected with

relacionar con, con relación a
Have you any information relating to the effect of penicillin on mice?

(with to) to behave towards

relacionarse (con)
He finds it difficult to relate normally to his mother.
related adjective

belonging to the same family (as)

I’m related to the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister and I are related.


other related topics.
relation noun

a person who belongs to the same family as oneself either by birth or because of marriage

uncles, aunts, cousins and other relations.

a relationship (between facts, events etc).


(in plural ) contact and communications between people, countries etc

The aim of the talks is to establish friendly relations between the two countries..
relationship noun

the friendship, contact, communications etc which exist between people

He finds it very difficult to form lasting relationships.

the fact that, or the way in which, facts, events etc are connected

Is there any relationship between crime and poverty?

the state of being related by birth or because of marriage.

relative /ˈrelətiv/ noun

a member of one’s family; a relation

All his relatives attended the funeral.
relatively /ˈrelətivli/ adverb

when compared to someone or something else

He seems relatively happy now
This is a fairly unimportant problem, relatively speaking.
relative clause /ˈrelətiv ˈkloːz/ noun

(linguistics) a part of a sentence that contains a verb and is joined to the rest of the sentence by a word such as ‘who’, ‘which’ or ‘that’ and gives additional information about someone or something. For example, in the sentence ‘The girl who is wearing the blue dress is my sister’, the relative clause is ‘who is wearing the blue dress’.

Cláusula De Relativo
relative pronoun /ˈrelətiv ˈprouˌnaun/ noun

(linguistics) a pronoun such as ‘that’, ‘which’, or ‘who’ that starts a relative clause.

Pronombre Relativo

(Translation of “relate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)