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Relative (IPA: /ˈɹɛɫətɪv/)


Relative (a.)

Having relation or reference; referring; respecting; standing in connection; pertaining; as, arguments not relative to the subject.

Relative (a.)

Arising from relation; resulting from connection with, or reference to, something else; not absolute.

Relative (a.)

Indicating or expressing relation; refering to an antecedent; as, a relative pronoun.

Relative (a.)

Characterizing or pertaining to chords and keys, which, by reason of the identify of some of their tones, admit of a natural transition from one to the other.

Relative (n.)

One who, or that which, relates to, or is considered in its relation to, something else; a relative object or term; one of two object or term; one of two objects directly connected by any relation.

Relative (n.)

A person connected by blood or affinity; strictly, one allied by blood; a relation; a kinsman or kinswoman.

Relative (n.)

A relative pronoun; a word which relates to, or represents, another word or phrase, called its antecedent; as, the relatives "LFT who RHT", "LFT which RHT", "LFT that RHT".

Relative

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Relative Synonyms

Relational, Comparative

Relative Synonyms

Proportionate, Proportional

Relative Synonyms

Congeneric, Congenator, Congener

Relative Synonyms

Relation

Relative Rhymes



Relative


Spanish Translation

Relative in Spanish is Relativo

Tagalog Translation

Relative in Tagalog is Kamag-anak

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Nature has no cure for this sort of madness, though I have known a legacy from a rich relative work wonders." - F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Noise pollution is a relative thing. In a city it's a jet plane taking off. In a monastery it's a pen that scratches." - Robert Orben

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Power is always a relative concept ."”the illithid Yharaskrik" - R. A. Salvatore


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