adj. 1 related, connected, associated, allied, affiliated, interconnected, interrelated, pertinent, relevant, germane, applicable; apropos Your comments are not relative to the matter at hand 2 Sometimes, relative to. comparative, comparable, proportionate, proportional, commensurate; analogous to, contingent on, dependent on, reliant on, conditioned by, subject to, attendant on, correspondent or corresponding to, provisional on, appurtenant to; subordinate to, ancillary to Well, as they say, everything is relative Relative humidity depends on the temperature of the air. The yield is relative to the effort.
n. 3 See relation, 3, above.