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  Definition of relative
  1. an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
  2. a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
  3. not absolute or complete; "a relative stranger"
  4. properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to''; "punishment oughtt to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings relative to production"
Similar Words: congener, congenator, relation, proportional

 

Hyponyms: ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, root, cousin, first cousin, cousin-german, full cousin, descendant, descendent, in-law, relative-in-law, blood relation, blood relative, cognate, sib, kin, kinsperson, family, enate, matrikin, matrilineal kin, matrisib, matrilineal sib, agnate, patrikin, patrilineal kin, patrisib, patrilineal sib, kinsman, kinswoman, kissing cousin, kissing kin, next of kin, offspring, progeny, issue, second cousin, sibling, spouse, partner, married person, mate, better half

 

Member Meronyms: kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribe

 

Anagrams: levirate

 

Language Translations:
Armenian: ազգական   Bosnian: rod  
Chinese: 有关的 and 亲戚   Croatian: rod  
Danish: pårørende and relativ   Dutch: familielid and relatief  
Finnish: suhteellinen and sukulainen   French: parent and relatif  
German: verwandt and Verwandte   Hungarian: relatív and rokon  
Icelandic: ættingi   Ido: relat-anta  
Italian: parente and relativo   Japanese: 関連した and 親戚  
Korean: 친척   Latin: relativus  
Polish: krewny and relatywny   Portuguese: parente  
Russian: родственник   Spanish: pariente and relativo  
Swahili: ndugu   Swedish: relativ and släkting  
Telugu: బంధువు   Vietnamese: họ hàng  
 
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