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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·late /rɪˈlet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·late /rɪˈlet/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·late, v. i.
 1. To stand in some relation; to have bearing or concern; to pertain; to refer; -- with to.
    All negative or privative words relate positive ideas.   --Locke.
 2. To make reference; to take account. [R. & Obs.]
    Reckoning by the years of their own consecration without relating to any imperial account.   --Fuller.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Related; p. pr. & vb. n. Relating.]
 1. To bring back; to restore. [Obs.]
  Abate your zealous haste, till morrow next again
 Both light of heaven and strength of men relate.   --Spenser.
 2. To refer; to ascribe, as to a source. [Obs. or R.]
 3. To recount; to narrate; to tell over.
    This heavy act with heavy heart relate.   --Shak.
 4. To ally by connection or kindred.
 To relate one's self, to vent thoughts in words. [R.]
 Syn: -- To tell; recite; narrate; recount; rehearse; report; detail; describe.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these
           two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these
           facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all" [syn: associate,
            tie in, link, colligate, link up, connect]
           [ant: decouple]
      2: have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of
         questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to
         your earlier comments" [syn: refer, pertain, concern,
          come to, bear on, touch, touch on]
      3: give an account of; "The witness related the events"
      4: be in a relationship with; "How are these two observations
         related?" [syn: interrelate]
      5: have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to
         her peers"