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Engelsk tillægsord: relative

1. relative estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA relative stranger.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)comparative


Termer med lignende betydningrelational


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)absolute

2. relative properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe punishment ought to be proportional to the crime.
Earnings relative to production.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)proportional


Termer med lignende betydningproportionate


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disproportional, disproportionate


Engelsk navneord: relative

1. relative (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)relation


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

2. relative (om dyr) an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)congenator, congener, congeneric


Mindre specifikke termerbeing, organism









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