(establish a connection) verb
affect, affiliate, ally, appertain to, apply, associate, bear upon, bracket, concern, connect, consociate, correlate, draw a parallel, filiate, group, have a bearing on, identify, integrate, interconnect, interrelate, link, parallel, pertain, pertinere, tie, unite
acquaint, advise, air, announce, apprise, broadcast, communicate, convey, declare, describe, detail, disclose, divulge, elucidate, enarrare, express, give a report, give an account, impart, inform, make known, mention, narrate, notify, observe, particularize, phrase, portray, put into words, recite, recount, repeat, report, represent in words, retell, reveal, say, set forth, speak, state, utter, vent, ventilate, verbalize
admit (concede), allege, allude, appertain, apply (pertain), assert, communicate, compare, connect (relate), contact (communicate), converse, convey (communicate), correspond (be equivalent), correspond (communicate), delineate, depict, depose (testify), detail (particularize), disabuse, divulge, impart, inform (notify), involve (implicate), involve (participate), notify, pertain, phrase, recapitulate, recite, recount, refer (direct attention), remark, repeat (state again)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.(1) To be connected, as by blood, marriage, or causation.(2) To recount; to narrate.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.