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relation

re·la·tion

relation

 
 
pronunciation:
rih leI shn
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an association or connection between or among things.
synonyms:
association, connection, interconnection, link, relationship, tie
similar words:
narration
definition 2: (pl.) the various associations formed between peoples, nations, and individuals.
good relations between countriesfamily relationssexual relations
synonyms:
relationship, tie
definition 3: reference; connection.
synonyms:
reference, regard, respect
similar words:
bearing
definition 4: a blood or family connection between two or more people.
synonyms:
kinship
definition 5: one who is related by blood to another.
synonyms:
blood, kin, relative
definition 6: a narrative account.
synonyms:
account, narration, narrative, story, tale
Word Parts
The word relation contains the following part:
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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See also -iferous and -fic