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Relative meaning

relative - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. Having relation or reference; referring; respecting; standing in connection; pertaining; as, arguments not relative to the subject.
  2. 2. Arising from relation; resulting from connection with, or reference to, something else; not absolute.
  3. 3. Indicating or expressing relation; refering to an antecedent; as, a relative pronoun.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. A person connected by blood or affinity; strictly, one allied by blood; a relation; a kinsman or kinswoman.
  7. 7. A relative pronoun; a word which relates to, or represents, another word or phrase, called its antecedent; as, the relatives who, which, that.
  8. 8. Having relation; respecting; considered in reference to something else.
  9. 9. That which has relation; in gram. Pronoun relating to an antecedent noun.

relative - examples of usage

  1. Another story was told me by a relative. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. I grasped my relative by both hands. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  3. Suppose my relative should be dead? - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
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