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relative

(Comparative), adjective analogous, commensurate, comparare, compared, contrastive, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, proportional, proportionate
Associated concepts: dependent relative revocation, relative fault

relative

(Relevant), adjective affinitive, allied, apposite, appositional, appropriate, appurtenant, apropos, apt, associated, bearing on, cognate, collateral, compatible, concerning, connected, connective, correlated, fit, fitting, germane, interconnected, kindred, material, pertinent, referring, related, relating, relational, suitable

relative

noun blood relation, clansman, cognate, cognatus, connection, family, kin, kindred, kinsman, kith, member of the family, propinquus, relation, sib
See also: apposite, cognate, commensurable, commensurate, comparative, consanguineous, correlative, germane, kinship, proportionate, related, relation, relevant

RELATIVE. One connected with another by blood or affinity; a relation, a kinsman or kinswoman. In an adjective sense, having relation or connexion with some other person or thing; as relative rights, relative powers.

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The points on the plot that are depicted with open symbols represent the relative mass differences, along with the combined standard uncertainties, for the 1989 and 1965 measurements.
Before the war, most of my relatives lived under difficult conditions because of Saddam Hussein's harsh rule and the UN sanctions that crippled Iraq's economy for nearly 12 years.
The need for rehabilitation specialists such as dieticians, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, and social workers carries a higher relative value since these individuals will require experience dealing with morbidly obese patients.
There are three leading explanations: 1) the sample of children included in the data set used by Phillips, the Children of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (CNLSY), especially in the early years, may be nonrepresentative; 2) better information on students' background characteristics is available in the Early Childhood survey; and 3) blacks born into recent cohorts have made real gains relative to blacks born a decade earlier.
Maps of relative risks show point estimates almost exclusively and do not consider the uncertainty in the relative risk estimates.
Relative yield values for each study were calculated by dividing the mean shoot biomass of both plants of an accession within a replication under 50, 75, or 115 mM NaCl irrigation by the overall mean shoot biomass of that accession under 0 mM NaCl irrigation.
When you copy the formula to C7 and D7, the absolute range referred to by Sales remains the same, $B$2:$D$6, but the relative range referred to by Month changes, always referring to the current column.
examining relaxation in quenched waxes relative to non-quenched waxes;
Then you will know from personal experience how difficult it is to come to terms with your change of role, and how you may even have feelings of guilt about no longer being able to cope and having to let your relative go.
5 percent had a relative in congregate care or independent living unit in a CCRC within the past 24 months
Which factors determined whether testators named a spouse, a child, a relative or a friend as heir, and which factors determined the likelihood of legacies for spouses, children, other persons and charitable aims?
Linguists analytically describe aspects of relative pronouns and relative clauses in 11 of the languages spoken in Cameroon in west Central Africa.

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