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Adjective: relative  re-lu-tiv
  1. Estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete
    "a relative stranger";
    - comparative
     
  2. Properly related in size, degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by 'to'
    "earnings relative to production";
    - proportional
Noun: relative  re-lu-tiv
  1. A person related by blood or marriage
    "police are searching for relatives of the deceased";
    - relation, flesh and blood
     
  2. An animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    - congener, congenator, congeneric

Derived forms: relatives

See also: proportionate, relational

Type of: being, individual, mortal, organism, person, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: absolute

Part of: clan, kin, kin group, kindred, kinship group, tribe

Encyclopedia: Relative