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Related / Similar Words: congener, congenator, relation, proportional

 

Definition:
  • an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus);
  • a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey";
  • not absolute or complete; "a relative stranger";
  • properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to''; "punishment oughtt to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings relative to production";

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    Hyponyms: ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, root, cousin, first cousin, cousin-german, full cousin, descendant, descendent, in-law, relative-in-law, blood relation, blood relative, cognate, sib, kin, kinsperson, family, enate, matrikin, matrilineal kin, matrisib, matrilineal sib, agnate, patrikin, patrilineal kin, patrisib, patrilineal sib, kinsman, kinswoman, kissing cousin, kissing kin, next of kin, offspring, progeny, issue, second cousin, sibling, spouse, partner, married person, mate, better half

     

    Member Meronyms: kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribe

     

    Anagrams: levirate

     

    Language Translations:
    Armenian: ազգական   Bosnian: rod  
    Chinese: 有关的 and 亲戚   Croatian: rod  
    Danish: pårørende and relativ   Dutch: familielid and relatief  
    Finnish: suhteellinen and sukulainen   French: parent and relatif  
    German: verwandt and Verwandte   Hungarian: relatív and rokon  
    Icelandic: ættingi   Ido: relat-anta  
    Italian: parente and relativo   Japanese: 関連した and 親戚  
    Korean: 친척   Latin: relativus  
    Polish: krewny and relatywny   Portuguese: parente  
    Russian: родственник   Spanish: pariente and relativo  
    Swahili: ndugu   Swedish: relativ and släkting  
    Telugu: బంధువు   Vietnamese: họ hàng  
     
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