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Definition of Relate

  • To refer; to ascribe, as to a source.
  • To recount; to narrate; to tell over.
  • To ally by connection or kindred.
  • To stand in some relation; to have bearing or concern; to pertain; to refer; -- with to.
  • make a logical or causal connection
  • give an account of
  • have or establish a relationship to
  • be relevant to
  • be in a relationship with

How to use relate in a sentence. Relate pronunciation.

The incidents it relates bring before the mind, of the unlimited resources and the unquenchable love of God, that are made available to believing prayer.
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The American Messenger_ relates this instance of a poor man in the village where he lived, who, with a family of young children and a wife in very feeble health, found it extremely difficult to obtain a livelihood.
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A Sea Captain relates to the editor of the _Christian_, a remarkable incident, whereby in one of his voyages his ship was unaccountably held still, and thereby saved from sailing directly into the midst of a terrible hurricane:-"We sailed from the Kennebec on the first of October, 1876.
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Although there are so many cases of healing in answer to prayer, yet the incident of the healing of Mrs. Sherman is so minute, and resulted in such a radical change of the physical constitution, that it is necessary to relate it in full detail.
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On this Saturday, as he relates the incident, as soon and as privately as practicable, I pored over the Bible in quest of a suitable subject for the next day at Mount Olivet, and strange to tell!
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Mr. D.L. Moody relates the instance of a poor little cripple, whose prayers were answered to the conversion of _fifty-six people.
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In the daily history of these struggles and trials and triumphs of faith, are found many surprising incidents, a few of which we relate.
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A missionary agent thus relates this incident in the life of a poor physician: "I preached a missionary sermon in the town of -, and a physician subscribed and paid five dollars.
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The Rev. J.B. Waterbury relates several incidents which prove the power of Prayer.
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Charles Spurgeon relates this incident connected with his ministry: "When the college, of which I am President, had been commenced, for a year or so all my means stayed; my purse was dried up, and I had no other means of carrying it on.
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Rev. Charles G. Finney relates, in his "Spirit of Prayer," of an acquaintance of his whose faith and importunity in prayer and the answer were very remarkable: "In a town in the northern part of the State of New York, where there was a revival, there was a certain individual, who was a most violent and outrageous opposer.
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The _New York Observer_ relates a remarkable instance of the return of stolen property, which in its extraordinary way can be accounted for only by the control of a Supreme Will, and all in answer to prayer.
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In his "Memorials of Methodism in Virginia," Dr. W.W. Bennet relates the following incidents in the life of John Easter, one of the pioneer ministers who labored there nearly one hundred years ago: He is represented as being the most powerful exhortatory preacher of his day.
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I was witness at Wagram of an act which furnished a fine illustration of the Emperor's kindness of heart and consideration for others, of which I have already given several instances; for, although in the one I shall now relate, he was forced to refuse an act of clemency, his very refusal challenges admiration as an exhibition of the generosity and greatness of his soul.
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At the time of his marriage the Emperor was more than ever overwhelmed with petitions, and granted, as I shall relate farther on, a large number of pardons and petitions.
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To make amends for the reproach he had uttered in spite of himself, Tarrant began to relate in full the events of his ordinary day.
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The ineptitude of uneducated English women in all that relates to their attire is a fact that it boots not to enlarge upon.
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M. de Camors experienced for some moments a lively disquietude, but the friendly and tender adieus of the General reassured him that it did not relate to himself.
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Father Oliver asked, for he was a little dazed and troubled in his mind, and was, therefore, easily led to relate the story of the shop in Tinnick, his very early religious enthusiasms, and how he remembered himself always as a pious lad.
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In preparing this history a number of private libraries, the collections of the Georgia Historical Society, the Congressional Library, the British Museum, were searched for data, but so little was found that the story, in so far as it relates to the Moravian settlement, has been drawn entirely from the original manuscripts in the Archives of the Unitas Fratrum at Herrnhut, Germany, with some additions from the Archives at Bethlehem, Pa., and Salem, N. C.
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Examples of Relate

Example #1
There is a danger to be carefully guarded against in the reading of this book and in the consideration of the precious truth.
Example #2
He has reserved the decision, where we should rejoice to leave it, to his infinite wisdom and his infinite love.
Example #3
He was at length compelled to work by the week for a shoe-dealer in the city, four miles from the village, returning to his family every Saturday evening, and leaving home early on Monday morning.
Example #4
He usually brought home the avails of his week's labor in provisions for the use of his family during the following week; but on one cold and stormy night, in the depth of winter, he went towards his humble dwelling with empty hands, but a full heart.
Example #5
There had been several severe gales, and some of my friends thought it hardly safe to go, but after considerable prayer I concluded it was right to undertake the voyage.
Example #6
On the 19th of October we were about one hundred and fifty miles west of the Bahamas, and we encountered very disagreeable weather.