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noun as in connection, family connection

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When looking for a country to follow the UAE in normalizing relations with Israel, it was likely he and his team would turn to Bahrain.

From Vox

He then set up a recurrence relation and had his computer crunch the numbers via memoization.

City Councilwoman Barbara Bry has cleared up any confusion on where she stands in relation to an ambitious new transit.

The effectiveness of air purifiers depends on how well they catch air particles and their size in relation to the space they must filter.

From Fortune

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Kim Kardashian Breaks the InternetTalking about butts in relation to Kim Kardashian had become tired.

It was now almost impossible to speak of individual divisions in relation to these actions, but only of corps.

Our ability to feel seen is truly dependent on being in relation to someone else.

Tom Davis (no relation to Wendy) is very clear in his perspective on this.

My nearest relation, my wife, is telling me to get off my database and take out the garbage.

This mania for correction shows itself too in relation to the authorities themselves.

The relation existing between the balmy plant and the commerce of the world is of the strongest kind.

In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.

The conception of the relation of this institution with them as co-operative makes headway slowly.

Uric acid is decreased before an attack of gout and increased afterward, but its etiologic relation is still uncertain.


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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relation, such as: relationship, affiliation, affinity, alliance, association, and consanguinity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.