relationship


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to relationship: Open relationship

relationship

(Family tie), noun affinity, blood relation, blood ties, consanguinity, extraction, family connection, kindredship, kinship, lineage, propinquitas, relation
Associated concepts: blood relationship, intestate succession, paternity proceeding
Foreign phrases: Affinis mei affinis non est mihi affinis.One who is a relative of my relative by marriage is not my relative.

relationship

(Connection), noun alignment, analogy, appositeness, association, bearing, bond, coaction, coalition, cognatio, cognation, combination
See also: affiliation, affinity, association, bloodline, chain, connection, contact, filiation, kinship, nexus, privity, propinquity, proportion, rapport, relation, relevance
References in periodicals archive ?
These characteristics include employment (without status designation for certain jobs), financial independence, intelligence (school- and street-based), a supportive personality and a positive attitude toward the participant and the relationship (no "fussing" or "nagging").
It has improved DLA's relationship with the Services as they have become partners on DSCR's SSAs.
2) Yet even within this recent historiography, as Richard Grassby's impressively researched exploration of the role of personal relationships in the English-dominated world of business has shown us, the history of family and kinship remains a vital strategy for making sense of large historical processes, in this case, that of emergent capitalism in the making of the Atlantic world.
Being polyamorous is not anti-love or anti-relationship, but simply thinking differently about relationships that were created for us.
A larger body of research exists on relationship power and HIV-preventive practices in the developed world, primarily among ethnic minorities in the United States.
Here is the heart of the book: Relationships are built on trust.
We presented our motion to complement the motions on the blessing of same-sex relationships presented by the Council of General Synod which were essentially about jurisdiction (who can decide?
Romans reminds us that the celebration of the Trinity is about more than a relationship that remains intimate and exclusive within God's self.
The literature reveals that determinants that may be important are the attitudes of the mothers toward visitation, child support, and quality of the relationship between the parents.

Full browser ?