RELA'TE, v.t. [L. relatus, refero; re and fero, to produce.]

1. To tell; to recite; to narrate the particulars of an event; as, to relate the story of Priam; to relate the adventures of Don Quixote.

2. To bring back; to restore. [Not in use.]

3. To ally by connection or kindred.

To relate one's self, to vent thoughts in words.

RELA'TE, v.i. To have reference or respect; to regard.

All negative words relate to positive ideas.