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Noun
/riˈlāSHən/,
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relations, plural;
  1. The way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected; a thing's effect on or relevance to another
    • - questions about the relation between writing and reality
    • - the size of the targets bore no relation to their importance
  2. The way in which two or more people, countries, or organizations feel about and behave toward each other
    • - the improvement in relations between the two countries
    • - the meetings helped cement Anglo-American relations
  3. Sexual intercourse
    • - he wanted an excuse to abandon sexual relations with her
  4. A person who is connected by blood or marriage; a kinsman or kinswoman
    • - she was no relation at all, but he called her Aunt Nora
  5. The action of telling a story


  1. an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  2. sexual intercourse: 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
  3. relative: a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
  4. an act of narration; "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"
  5. relation back: (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; "his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
  6. (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups; "international relations"
  7. In relational model: In some context, relation means relation variable. In another context, relation means relation value.
  8. In mathematics, one method of defining a group is by a presentation. One specifies a set S of generators so that every element of the group can be written as a product of some of these generators, and a set R of relations among those generators. We then say G has presentation
  9. Johann Carolus (1575−1634) was the publisher of the first newspaper, called Relation aller Fürnemmen und gedenckwürdigen Historien (Collection of all distinguished and commemorable news). ...
  10. In metaphysics (in particular, ontology), the different kinds or ways of being are called categories of being or simply categories. To investigate the categories of being is to determine the most fundamental and the broadest classes of entities. ...
  11. (Relations (album)) Relations is an album of cover versions by Kathryn Williams, released in 2004.
  12. Related was an American comedy-drama series that aired on The WB network during the 2005-2006 television season. It revolved around the lives of four close-knit sisters - of Italian descent, raised in Brooklyn - living in New York City.
  13. The manner in which two things may be associated; A member of one's family; The act of relating a story; A set of ordered tuples; Specifically, a set of ordered pairs; A set of ordered tuples retrievable by a relational database; a table; A statement of equality of two products of generators ...
  14. (relative) Someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage, or adoption; Relevant; pertinent; Connected to or depending on something else; not absolute; comparative; That relates to an antecedent; Having the same key but differing in being major or minor
  15. (relations) the relationships between individuals in a social network.
  16. (Relations) ways that objects can be related to one another
  17. (Relations) Spence Parks (Former Husband; fake marriage used for cover at the Hive)
  18. (Relations) are what is expressed by what is left when not only the subject but also the direct and indirect object (or objects) of a sentence are omitted. ...
  19. (related) Chaoite • Activated carbon • Carbon black • Charcoal • Carbon fiber • Aggregated diamond nanorod
  20. Links from related pages or related websites may count more than links from unrelated sites.
  21. (RELATED) Select one from a Pull Down menu. Data entry is required if "Related" was selected in the RELATION TO VICTIM field.  Items listed are reproduced directly from Census 2000. The census "Parent-in-law" designation was expanded to read Father-in-law/mother-in-law. ...
  22. (RELATED) (Required, if USAGE is REMOTE. Optional when installing a RESGROUP with the assignment parameter. See Installing a RESGROUP when ASSIGNMENT is specified. ...
  23. (Related (lesser relationship)) Where the clicked search results between two queries overlap, but not quite to the same level as the two relationships above – synonyms and lesser but included.
  24. (Related) A new taxing district?
  25. (Related) Advice to new legislators: Tell the truth, listen