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Engelsk substantiv: relation

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkabstract entity, abstraction

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaffinity, 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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykksex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice

Mere spesifikke uttrykkass, 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 spesifikke uttrykkinsemination

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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)relative

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkindividual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Mere spesifikke uttrykkagnate, 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 uttrykkeneclan, kin, kin group, kindred, kinship group, tribe

4. relation (om kommunikasjon) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)recounting, telling

Mindre spesifikke uttrykknarration, recital, yarn

5. relation (om erkjendelse) (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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)relation back

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkjudicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle

Overordnet kategorijurisprudence, law

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningInternational relations.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdealings, traffic

Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form

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