Depends vs Related - What's the difference?

depends | related |


As verbs the difference between depends and related

is that depends is while related is (relate).

As an adjective related is

standing in relation or connection.

depends

English

Verb

(head)
  • (depend)

  • depend

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To hang down; to be sustained by being fastened or attached to something above.
  • * 1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
  • The long rows of teeth on the bulwarks glistened in the moonlight; and like the white ivory tusks of some huge elephant, vast curving icicles depended from the bows.
  • * 1982 , Paul Fussell, My War :
  • Besides, if you worked up to be a cadet officer, you got to wear a Sam Browne belt, from which depended a nifty saber.
  • To hang in suspense; to be pending; to be undetermined or undecided; as, a cause depending in court.
  • To rely on for support; to be conditioned or contingent; to be connected with anything, as a cause of existence, or as a necessary condition; — followed by on or upon, formerly by of.
  • (senseid)To trust; to rest with confidence; to rely; to confide; to be certain; — with on or upon; as, we depend on the word or assurance of our friends; we depend on the mail at the usual hour.
  • To serve; to attend; to act as a dependent or retainer.
  • related

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Standing in relation or connection.
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  • Being a relative of.
  • Narrated; told.
  • (music) Same as the adjective relative.
  • (mathematics) Fulfilling a relation.
  • (in combination) Having a relationship with the thing named
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (relate)
  • See also

    * relation * relationship * interrelate * interrelated

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