relation

Part of speech: noun

RELATIONSHIP.

Part of speech: noun

Connection; reference; regard; allusion; kinship.

Part of speech: noun

An account or recital.

Part of speech: noun

A relative.

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Usage examples "relation":

  1. I do purpose to get the whole relation, if I live, of Captain Allen himself. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. Thought is not only distinction; it is, at the same time, relation. - "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.
  3. Any relation to the commander of your squadron? - "A Lieutenant at Eighteen", Oliver Optic.