Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Relate"

The meaning of "Relate" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I can’t relate mean?
A: It means that you are not in the same situation as the person you are talking to. If one of my friends said she went to a store yesterday, I could say "I can't relate" since I stayed home.
Q: What does i can relate to you mean?
A: The person had a similar experience. They have been in a similar situation.
Q: What does "I can relate with what you're saying" mean?
A: Let’s say a stray dog once bit you in the past, and your friend is now telling you that he/she just got bitten by a stray dog an hour ago.

Because you have been bitten by a stray dog before, you can say you “relate to” what your friend is saying, because you experienced something similar before.
Q: What does I can relate to that mean?
A: It mean the person understands and feels the same way or has done the same thing.
Q: What does of or relating to mean?
A: 'Is of' generally means 'to be' for example, "She is of great character". So in that dictionary definition you looked up, 'of' means that the word optic is a way of describing the eyes.

Example sentences using "Relate"

Q: Please show me example sentences with relate with .
A: It can sounds similar but is not exactly the same
Q: Please show me example sentences with relate.
A: i don’t relate
i am related to her
that picture is so relatable!
Q: Please show me example sentences with relate.
A: @DelightfulDragon: got It! thank you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with relate to.
A: @ignoramous: I can relate to your experience.
I can relate to the character in the movie.
Q: Please show me example sentences with relate.
A: "He is related to my mother."
"She can relate to how her friend feels."
"The charges are related to crimes committed last month."
"He related many stories."
"The humidity relates to the weather there."

Synonyms of "Relate" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between relating to and related to ?
A: These two words are close, and in most cases, they are interchangeable.
"Related to" only means that there is some kind of connection while "relating to" indicates something that is about the topic.

For instance, if I asked for websites relating to english.stackexchange.com, I might expect to get meta.english.stackexchange.com, maybe some news articles that cover the site, and a blog entry by a founder.

If I asked for websites related to english.stackexchange.com, I would expect to receive those same sites listed above, but I would also expect to see other SE network websites, other English-learner websites, and perhaps other Q&A type sites.

Related is more (close, similar) you can also use related for family.
(I am related to my cousin)

~Related is more common though~
Q: What is the difference between It relates to and It is related to ?
A: There really is no difference because you can say it either way and it will mean the same thing. For example: wolf, it relates to a dog.
Wolf, it is related to a dog.

I hope that helped😊
Q: What is the difference between relate to and relative to and relevant to ?
A: To relate to means that something can understand the feelings of something else.
"I can definitely relate to you."
It can also mean that two things have a logical connection
"This book relates to the author's thoughts about life."

"Relative to" means that something is measured from something else.
"A sandwich is huge, relative to an ant"
"Relative to his, your life is unimportant."

"Relevant to" means that something has an important meaning for something else.
"Their speeches are relevant to our lives."
"This book is relevant to my experience."

You can use the last two as adjectives, too:
"The relative speed is 12 miles per hour" (the speed is relative to something else)
"That's the most relevant thing I've heard all night" (the thing is the most relevant to something)
Q: What is the difference between relate and involve ?
A: Relate- "I can relate to what you are feeling."
Meaning you understand or felt the same way.

Involve- "I don't want to involve myself with you."

Meaning associated with someone or something.
Q: What is the difference between relate to and be related to ?
A: In that sentence, "as it relates to" means "as it affects" or "within the context of" or "within the scope of" our specific case.

Example
Large, complicated topic = Gun control laws
Our specific (case) = a child brought a gun to school
"Let's discuss the topic of gun control laws as it relates to the student bringing a gun to school." = "Let's only talk about the parts/aspects of gun control laws that affected our case."

"Is related to" means, cause/effect, strong connection between A and B. Some times more logical.
Example: "Because X% of violence in schools involve guns, gun control laws are related to our case (where a student brought a gun to school)."

Translations of "Relate"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I can’t relate
A: "I can't relate" is correct and sounds natural :) Or are you asking about pronunciation?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "we can relate to him" or "we can relate with him" ?
A: We can relate to him
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? can't relate
A: can't relate
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I can't relate
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? relate
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Relate"

Q: ‎Not related to Birthday-topic though does this sound natural?
A: Not related to (the) birthday topic though.

or,

On a completely different topic though.

Unrelated to birthdays though.
Q: How closely related do you feel to the dead? does this sound natural?
A: the word dead would be better replaced by deceased
Q: I couldn't relate to what he was saying. does this sound natural?
A: 👍🏻
Q: to which one can you relate to the most? does this sound natural?
A: "Which one do you relate to the most?"

"To which one" sounds really formal, like you're writing an essay.

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