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Engelsk navneord: relation

1. relation an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together


Mindre specifikke termerabstract entity, abstraction


Mere specifikke termeraffinity, association, business relation, causality, change, comparison, component, component part, connectedness, connection, connexion, constituent, control, family relationship, foundation, function, human relationship, interrelatedness, interrelation, interrelationship, kinship, kinship, linguistic relation, logical relation, magnitude relation, mathematical relation, oppositeness, opposition, ownership, part, portion, position, possession, quantitative relation, reciprocality, reciprocity, relationship, relationship, social relation, spatial relation, temporal relation, unconnectedness

2. relation (om handling) the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, congress, copulation, intercourse, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation


Mindre specifikke termersex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice


Mere specifikke termerass, criminal congress, defloration, fuck, fucking, hank panky, nookie, nooky, penetration, piece of ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, screw, screwing, shag, shtup, unlawful carnal knowledge


Omfatter disse specifikke termerinsemination

3. relation (om person) a person related by blood or marriage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPolice are searching for relatives of the deceased.
He has distant relations back in New Jersey.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)relative


Mindre specifikke termerindividual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Mere specifikke termeragnate, ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, ascendent, better half, blood relation, blood relative, cognate, cousin, cousin-german, descendant, descendent, enate, family, first cousin, full cousin, in-law, issue, kin, kinsman, kinsperson, kinswoman, kissing cousin, kissing kin, married person, mate, matrikin, matrilineal kin, matrilineal sib, matrisib, next of kin, offspring, partner, patrikin, patrilineal kin, patrilineal sib, patrisib, progeny, relative-in-law, root, second cousin, sib, sib, sibling, spouse


Tilhører disse overordnede termerclan, kin, kin group, kindred, kinship group, tribe

4. relation (om kommunikation) an act of narration


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was the hero according to his own relation.
His endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)recounting, telling


Mindre specifikke termernarration, recital, yarn

5. relation (om erkendelse) (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)relation back


Mindre specifikke termerjudicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

6. relation (om handling) (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningInternational relations.


Mindre specifikke termerdealings, traffic


Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form









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