Those things are called relative, which, being either said to be of something else or related to
something else, are explained by reference to that other thing.
Most of the anecdotes, if not relating to the state service, related to
people in the service.
For it should be remembered that the competition will generally be most severe between those forms which are most nearly related to
each other in habits, constitution, and structure.
Graham's" remarkable question, addressed to the landlady, had related to
legal business, and to the discovery of a trust-worthy person capable of transacting it for her.
Tollmidge, "I never even heard of him, in my husband's lifetime; I never even knew that he was really related to
Lord Lydiard, till I found his letters.
Sir John called on them as soon as the next interval of fair weather that morning allowed him to get out of doors; and Marianne's accident being related to
him, he was eagerly asked whether he knew any gentleman of the name of Willoughby at Allenham.
This,"--continued the barber,--"is the tale I related to
the Caliph, who, when I had finished, burst into fits of laughter.
We have hitherto proceeded on the idea that representation related to
persons only, and not at all to property.
what were the misfortunes I had before experienced and which I have already related to
you, to the one I am now going to inform you of.
Madame, I am repeating like a parrot all the stories related to
me by different Englishmen.
Owen states, proves indisputably that it was intimately related to
the Gnawers, the order which, at the present day, includes most of the smallest quadrupeds: in many details it is allied to the Pachydermata: judging from the position of its eyes, ears, and nostrils, it was probably aquatic, like the Dugong and Manatee, to which it is also allied.
The first two were, of course, related to
each other, and they were all three full of unwholesome force.