Meaning of RELATIVE in English

I. noun

a person connected with another by blood

all of his relatives live out of state

Synonyms: kin, kinsman, kinswoman, relation

Related Word: brother, half brother, half sister, sib, sibling, sister; father, mother, parent; child, daughter, son; grandfather, grandmother, grandparent; grandchild, granddaughter, grandson; aunt, half aunt, half uncle, uncle; half nephew, half niece, nephew, niece; cousin, cross-cousin, half cousin, ortho-cousin; agnate, cognate

II. adjective


Synonyms: dependent 1, conditional, contingent, reliant


Synonyms: comparative , approximate, near

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