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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

- Relative may refer to: Kinship and family, the principle binding the most basic social units society. If two people are connected by cir****stances of birth...
- In music, relative keys are the major and minor scales that have the same key signatures (enharmonically equivalent), meaning that they share all the same...
- 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 dielectric constant (or relative permittivity) is the permittivity of a material expressed as a ratio with the electric permittivity of a vacuum. A...
- Relative density, or specific gravity, is the ratio of the density (m**** of a unit volume) of a substance to the density of a given reference material...
- A relative clause is typically a clause that modifies a noun or noun phrase, and uses some grammatical device to indicate that one of the arguments within...
- the system of interest. The same amount of water vapor results in higher relative humidity in cool air than warm air. A related parameter is the dew point...
- The relative risk (RR) or risk ratio is the ratio of the probability of an outcome in an exposed group to the probability of an outcome in an unexposed...
- 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 linguistics, a relativizer (abbreviated REL) is a type of conjunction that introduces a relative clause. For example, in English, the conjunction that...