\ɹˈɛlətˌɪv], \ɹˈɛlətˌɪv], \ɹ_ˈɛ_l_ə_t_ˌɪ_v]\
Definitions of RELATIVE
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By Noah Webster.
Having or expressing connection with, or reference to, something; as, their conversation was relative to business; comparative; as, the relative value of two things; having meaning only in connection with something else; as, mother and daughter are relative terms; in grammar, referring to an antecedent; as, a relative pronoun.
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n. Having relation; respecting;â€”bearing on the subject in hand; pertinent;â€”arising from or dependent on relation or connection with something else; not self-existing; not absolute;â€”mutual : reciprocal;â€”in logic, Indicating a correlation â€”said terms, as master and servant, indicating and wife : â€”in grammar, noting a relation or reference to an antecedent word, sentence, or series of sentences.
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