This is a term used to describe someone who is considered to be homosexual so as not to draw too much attention to one's sexual orientation while conversing in public. It is another term used in place of "family", as the word "family" has become commonplace.
Brandon: I could have sworn he was related. If I had known he wasn't, I'd have never made a pass at him and embarrassed myself.

David: You're lucky he didn't knock the shit out of you.
by cbranson November 19, 2010
* stripy clothing, or just anything that's stripy
* things that are missing limbs, a head, or are broken

Used more as an insult/exclamation, then a description
"hahaha look at that guy's related top"
"hey, this doll is related"
by Mel November 28, 2004
When you find a sad quote that represents your life and your like omg that’s so me.
by Frickman December 5, 2017
Means to have a connection with what you are exposing or saying. People place them with hashtags or question marks
Ex.
#relate #relating

relate? are you relating this?
I can relate this story with what my mama said

hashtags placed on the captions- #relate, #relating
by SanCarlista August 27, 2018
noun: sexual intercourse.

Can be used as not to sound as tacky or forward as other words.
Shall we have relations?
by NDR December 14, 2005
From the word "relatable." The level of ability something has for people to be able to relate to it.
That movie really made me emotional and I could easily relate to it. It has amazing relatability.
by Anonomoose101 December 3, 2015
Word very much in use by students, meaning someone or something you can relate to.
Lady Gaga said that there must be something greater than her, meaning that there must be a God. That´s relatable to my ego
by rperazag August 15, 2010