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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Relate \Re*late"\ (r?-l?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Related; p. pr. & vb. n. Relating.] [F. relater to recount, LL. relatare, fr. L. relatus, used as p. p. of referre. See Elate, and cf. Refer.] 1. To bring back; to restore. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Abate your zealous haste, till morrow next again Both light of heaven and strength of men relate. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To refer; to ascribe, as to a source. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] 3. To recount; to narrate; to tell over. [1913 Webster] This heavy act with heavy heart relate. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To ally by connection or kindred. [1913 Webster] To relate one's self, to vent thoughts in words. [R.] [1913 Webster] Syn: To tell; recite; narrate; recount; rehearse; report; detail; describe. [1913 Webster]