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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.


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