Definition of relative :
1. A person connected by blood or affinity; strictly, one allied by blood; a relation; a kinsman or kinswoman.
2. A relative pronoun; a word which relates to, or represents, another word or phrase, called its antecedent; as, the relatives who, which, that.
3. Arising from relation; resulting from connection with, or reference to, something else; not absolute.
4. Characterizing or pertaining to chords and keys, which, by reason of the identify of some of their tones, admit of a natural transition from one to the other.
5. Having relation or reference; referring; respecting; standing in connection; pertaining; as, arguments not relative to the subject.
6. Indicating or expressing relation; refering to an antecedent; as, a relative pronoun.
7. 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.
congress, telling, sexual relation, congenator, sexual congress, conditional, relation back, congener, comparative, qualifying, reliant, recounting, kinsman, same, carnal knowledge, proportionate, copulation, kinswoman, relational, intercourse, congeneric, coition, conditioned, start, proportional, subject, sex act, coitus, sexual intercourse
comparative (part of speech: adjective)
kinship (part of speech: noun)
father, mother, kin, ancestor, cousin, kinship, brotherhood, fraternity, family, kinfolk, nephew, flesh, paternity, motherhood, blood, lineage, fatherhood, maternity, aunt, sisterhood, sister, niece, uncle, heredity, clan, brother, consanguinity, relation
related (part of speech: verb)
kindred (part of speech: adjective)
- Mean to consult the only relative you have who can do anything for you? - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
- Haven't you entered into a Viking campaign, with my young relative Yaspard Adiesen for your 'enemy, ' of all games in the world? - "Viking Boys", Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby.
- But Cissy knew her opportunity- and the relative whom fate had given her. - "Sweethearts at Home", S. R. Crockett.