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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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