Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having connection or relationship; referring or relating.

Part of speech: noun

One who is related; a kinsman; relation.

Part of speech: noun

A relative word.

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Usage examples "relative":

  1. " Niece by merriage is relative enough," said Mr. Ball, " and I say she's a pleasant lookin' woman, ain't she, now?" - "Lavender and Old Lace", Myrtle Reed.
  2. Mr Thompson is a relative of Dr North, is he not? - "The Man with a Shadow", George Manville Fenn.
  3. " Your companion appears to be an old friend of my young relative," he observed, as if apparently wishing to learn something about Armitage. - "Adventures in the Far West", W.H.G. Kingston.