make or show a connection between.
“the study examines social change within the city and relates it to wider developments in the country as a whole”
find/establish a link between
feel sympathy with; identify with.
“kids related to him because he was so anti-establishment”
have a rapport with
get on (well) with
单词：related adj. 有血缘关系的
We don’t need to be related to relate. 即便没有血缘关系，我们也能心有灵犀。
单词：relate v. 感同身受
词组：sb. relate to 与……有共鸣
I can relate to this movie. 这部电影让我有共鸣