Synonyms for (verb) relate

Synonyms: associate, colligate, link, link up, tie in, connect, relate

Definition: make a logical or causal connection

Usage: I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind; colligate these facts; I cannot relate these events at all

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate

Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere


Synonyms: relate

Definition: give an account of

Usage: The witness related the events

Similar words: recite, recount, narrate, tell

Definition: narrate or give a detailed account of

Usage: Tell what happened; The father told a story to his child


Synonyms: relate

Definition: have or establish a relationship to

Usage: She relates well to her peers

Similar words: interact

Definition: act together or towards others or with others

Usage: He should interact more with his colleagues


Synonyms: relate, interrelate

Definition: be in a relationship with

Usage: How are these two observations related?

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer