relative[ rel-uh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF relative
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RELATIVE
To her, the relative importance of the farm to Billy was as simple as a problem in addition.
I might be said to be without a friend, or relative, in the world.
This proprietor was a man of great opulence, and a relative of Naomi.
"My relative believes that Mr. Harkless is still alive," said Meredith.
He was another friend, and even a relative, of the "illustrious master."
Have you heard him speak of late of any relative of mine or his, called Pecksniff?
Do you know, sir, that I am the friend and relative of that sick gentleman?
Yet even here there is to be seen a relative diminution of the higher pay.
Here he had deposited his travelling chest in the house of a relative.
There lay your relative on his back behind the curtain, plunged in sweet slumber.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR RELATIVE
- ad rem
- having direct bearing on
- having to do with
- on the button
- on the nose
- pertaining to
- to the point