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noun as in extended family

noun as in footing

noun as in fornication

noun as in intercourse

noun as in kinship

noun as in propinquity

noun as in terms

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Example Sentences

Nothing in it was meant to change the basic operations of the capitalist economy or to intervene aggressively in class relations.

“In America 100 percent of men have free sexual relations after marriage,” he said in another speech, which was aired on TV.

He added that Norse has good relations with the FBI and has consulted with them on other crime cases.

It sounds like from the PR [public relations] perspective they are sticking to their guns.

An expert in education talks about race relations, the political environment and what can be done to improve things.

So strained became the relations between them, that for the last part of the advance they no longer met at meals.

Levison's relations think he will cut up well at his death; Levison's relations are right.

It consists in finding relations between the objects of thought with an immediate awareness of those relations.

The relations between country bank officials and the officials of this bank have been most cordial.

During his absence his own relations and the chief families in his town became the objects of persecution.


On this page you'll find 330 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relations, such as: birth, consanguinity, descendants, descent, extraction, and family.

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