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re·late

 (rĭ-lāt′)
v. re·lat·ed, re·lat·ing, re·lates
v.tr.
1. To give an account of (an occurrence, for example); narrate. See Synonyms at describe.
2. To establish or demonstrate a connection between: I related his grumpiness to a lack of sleep.
v.intr.
1. To have connection, relation, or reference: how education relates to income; a question relating to foreign policy.
2. To have or establish a social relationship; interact: She relates well to her peers.
3. To understand or react favorably to someone or something: I just can't relate to these new fashions.
Phrasal Verb:
relate back
Law To treat as accomplished on an earlier date although actually done on a later date.

[Obsolete French relater, from Old French, from Latin relātus, past participle of referre : re-, re- + lātus, brought; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

re·lat′er n.
References in classic literature ?
Yet went she not, as not with such discourse Delighted, or not capable her eare Of what was high: such pleasure she reserv'd, ADAM relating, she sole Auditress; Her Husband the Relater she preferr'd Before the Angel, and of him to ask Chose rather; hee, she knew would intermix Grateful digressions, and solve high dispute With conjugal Caresses, from his Lip Not Words alone pleas'd her.
De son cote, Hamid Bennani, un des fondateurs du cinema marocain, est venu relater son experience personnelle de passage de l'image a l'ecrit et vice-versa.
C'est une de ces histoires intimes que Gisela Goethner Ait Mokhtar a choisi de relater dans son livre [beaucoup moins que]La guerre d'Algerie en France.
Il commence ainsi par relater l'histoire des caisses enregistreuses, mesure adoptee en loi de finances et demeuree inapplicable.
One explanation for these findings may be that two contractual items account for threatening and deceiving as strategies that a relater may sometimes use to manage a relationship for personal needs.
Si plusieurs connaissent cette histoire et sont en mesure de la relater sur demande, la plupart du temps dans une neutralite identitaire et politique presque totale, la majorite s'en indiffere.
me cabane que les heros (1,8)--pour relater, ou inventer, un episode de sa vie.
D'une facture sobre dans l'ensemble, l'ouvrage se permet certains ecarts, comme ce script en quatre actes ouvrant le premier chapitre et scenarisant un recit charge de relater par le mythe une breve histoire de la censure.
J'aimerais profiter de cette tribune sur les arts numeriques a Montreal pour vous relater quelques episodes de la vie locale de l'avenir.
mediums au Quebec, de relater leur trajectoire personnelle, de decrire
Certains peuvent relater des experiences personnelles, d'autres, plus theoriques, s'interessent a la doctrine missiologique face aux bouleversements sociaux et aux transformations politiques qui ont lieu dans les communautes autochtones, d'autres encore de nature linguistique s'interrogent sur la traduction des langues vernaculaires.