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Relation (IPA: /ɹiˈɫeɪʃən/)


Relation (n.)

The act of relating or telling; also, that which is related; recital; account; narration; narrative; as, the relation of historical events.

Relation (n.)

The state of being related or of referring; what is apprehended as appertaining to a being or quality, by considering it in its bearing upon something else; relative quality or condition; the being such and such with regard or respect to some other thing; connection; as, the relation of experience to knowledge; the relation of master to servant.

Relation (n.)

Reference; respect; regard.

Relation (n.)

Connection by consanguinity or affinity; kinship; relationship; as, the relation of parents and children.

Relation (n.)

A person connected by cosanguinity or affinity; a relative; a kinsman or kinswoman.

Relation (n.)

The carrying back, and giving effect or operation to, an act or proceeding frrom some previous date or time, by a sort of fiction, as if it had happened or begun at that time. In such case the act is said to take effect by relation.

Relation (n.)

The act of a relator at whose instance a suit is begun.

Relation

Property that assigns truth values to k-tuples of individuals

Relation

Concept in relational database theory

Relation

General relation between different objects or individuals

Relation

Concept in a metadata schema

Relation

Album by Globe

Relation Synonyms

Relation Back

Relation Synonyms

Relative

Relation Synonyms

Copulation, Congress, Carnal Knowledg, Sexual Congress, Intercourse, Sex Act, Sexual Relation, Coitus, Coition, Sexual Intercourse

Relation Synonyms

Recounting, Telling

Relation (Last Name / Surname)

Relation is the #113,155 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 155 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Relation in Spanish is Relación

Tagalog Translation

Relation in Tagalog is Kaugnayan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" chapter 2, The Relation of Mathematics to Physics ," p. 58; video" - Richard Feynman

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Expressions used in particular cases are to be understood with relation to the subject-matter then before the Court." - Judicial interpretation

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Genetic determinism... On its interpretation depends the entire relation between biology and the social sciences." - E. O. Wilson

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is not a country-to-country relation between the two sides of the Strait." - Wu Po-hsiung

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Language always preserves a play or figure/ground relation between experience, and perception and its replay in expression." - Marshall McLuhan


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