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relative

rel·a·tive

relative

 
 
pronunciation:
re l tihv
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who belongs to the same family as someone else.
My relatives are coming to visit over the holidays.
similar words:
relation
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being dependent on something else for understanding or meaning.
How large something looks to you is relative to how far away it is.
definition 2: a word used in grammar to describe a type of connection and relationship between one part of a sentence and another. In the sentence "I know that he is here," the word "that" is a relative pronoun. "That he is here" is a relative clause.
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