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Definition of Relative

Relative
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.' --Bp. Fell. (b) (Gram.) A relative pronoun; a word which relates to, or represents, another word or phrase, called its antecedent; as, the relatives ``who', ``which', ``that'.

Meaning of Relative from wikipedia

- Look up relative in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Relative may refer to: Kinship and family, the principle binding the most basic social units of society...
- decodes the address and displays the page. Protocol-relative links (PRL), also known as protocol-relative URLs (PRURL), are URLs that have no protocol specified...
- The relative permittivity (in older texts, dielectric constant) is the permittivity of a material expressed as a ratio with the electric permittivity of...
- Relative density, also called specific gravity, is a dimensionless quantity defined as the ratio of the density (m**** of a unit volume) of a substance...
- A relative pronoun is a pronoun that marks a relative clause. An example is the word which in the sentence "This is the house which Jack built." Here...
- In music, relative keys are the major and minor scales that have the same key signatures (enharmonically equivalent), meaning that they share all of the...
- Relatives can refer to: Kinship Relatives (1985 film), a 1985 Australian movie Relatives (2006 film), a 2006 Hungarian movie "Relatives", a song by Irving...
- In any quantitative science, the terms relative change and relative difference are used to compare two quantities while taking into account the "sizes"...
- Relative deprivation is the lack of resources to sustain the diet, lifestyle, activities and amenities that an individual or group are accustomed to or...
- A relative clause is a clause that modifies a noun or noun phrase and uses some grammatical device to indicate that one of the arguments in the relative...