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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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I do not mean to say that relatives may not be disparate, or that the science of health is healthy, or of disease necessarily diseased, or that the sciences of good and evil are therefore good and evil; but only that, when the term science is no longer used absolutely, but has a qualified object which in this case is the nature of health and disease, it becomes defined, and is hence called not merely science, but the science of medicine.
It proved to be a great aggravation of Hester's offenses, in the eyes of Hester's relatives, when it was discovered that she possessed a life-interest in Salt Patch, and an income of two hundred a year.
7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- " Safe Profitable Investing with Relative Strength" by Michael Carr is now available as an eBook from Amazon as well as a print edition, said Raymond Dominick who authored a section of the book on how to implement Carr's findings.
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Relative Foster Homes 28% Non-Relative Foster Homes 47% Pre-Adoptive Homes 4% Other 7% Group Homes 6% Institutions 9% Source: Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, November 2013 Note: Table made from pie chart.
A quarter said their relative had already indicated that they were scared of being forced to live in a care home.
To properly compare relative photometry to absolute photometry, a seasoned professional should know that the ballast factor must be applied.
Relative custody does not require the termination of parental rights.
This problem is more difficult for relatives who have to deal with local authorities other than their own, because the authorities do not always appear to take this into account when making their demands on close relatives.
Faced with the question of what to do when an elderly relative can no longer cope, the research shows that 31 percent of people in the Midlands would like to try to care for the relative themselves.
To give an example for a major occupational group, the pay relative in 2005 for workers in construction and extraction occupations in San Francisco was 123.
0003%, for the relative standard uncertainty of the individual masses is regarded to represent a reasonable value for the relative standard uncertainty for any combination of masses.

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