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things that are related are connected in some way:
Police now believe that the three crimes could be related.
the problem of drug abuse and other related issues
He suffers with memory loss related to his disease.
closely/directly/strongly etc related
Education levels are strongly related to income.
people suffering from tobacco-related illnesses
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connected by a family relationship:
Are you two related?
I might be related to him.
animals, plants, languages etc that are related belong to the same group:
Dolphins and porpoises are closely related.