Related to Reliable
(Re*lat"ed) p. p. & a.
1. Allied by kindred; connected by blood or alliance, particularly by consanguinity; as, persons related in
the first or second degree.
2. Standing in relation or connection; as, the electric and magnetic forcec are closely related.
3. Narrated; told.
4. (Mus.) Same as Relative, 4.
(Re*lat"ed*ness), n. The state or condition of being related; relationship; affinity. [R.] Emerson.
(Re*lat"er) n. One who relates or narrates.
(Re*la"tion) n. [F. relation, L. relatio. See Relate.]
1. The act of relating or telling; also, that which is related; recital; account; narration; narrative; as, the relation
of historical events.
oet's relation doth well figure them.Bacon.
2. The state of being related or of referring; what is apprehended as appertaining to a being or quality,
by considering it in its bearing upon something else; relative quality or condition; the being such and such
with regard or respect to some other thing; connection; as, the relation of experience to knowledge; the
relation of master to servant.
Any sort of connection which is perceived or imagined between two or more things, or any comparison
which is made by the mind, is a relation.I. Taylor.
3. Reference; respect; regard.
I have been importuned to make some observations on this art in relation to its agreement with poetry.Dryden.
4. Connection by consanguinity or affinity; kinship; relationship; as, the relation of parents and children.
Relations dear, and all the charitiesMilton.
Of father, son, and brother, first were known.
5. A person connected by cosanguinity or affinity; a relative; a kinsman or kinswoman.
For me . . . my relation does not care a rush.Ld. Lytton.
6. (Law) (a) The carrying back, and giving effect or operation to, an act or proceeding frrom some
previous date or time, by a sort of fiction, as if it had happened or begun at that time. In such case
the act is said to take effect by relation. (b) The act of a relator at whose instance a suit is begun.
Syn. Recital; rehearsal; narration; account; narrative; tale; detail; description; kindred; kinship; consanguinity; affinity; kinsman; kinswoman.
1. Having relation or kindred; related.
We might be tempted to take these two nations for relational stems.Tooke.