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Relative Rel"a*tive, 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. Specifically:
(a) A person connected by blood or affinity; strictly, one
allied by blood; a relation; a kinsman or kinswoman.
``Confining our care . . . to ourselves and relatives.'
(b) (Gram.) A relative pronoun; a word which relates to, or
represents, another word or phrase, called its
antecedent; as, the relatives ``who', ``which',