HyperDic: relation

English > 6 senses of the word relation:
NOUNTopsrelationan abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
actrelation, sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, sexual relation, carnal knowledgethe act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman
person relation, relativea person related by blood or marriage
communicationrelation, telling, recountingan act of narration
cognitionrelation, relation back(law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time
actrelation(usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups
relation > pronunciation
Soundsriyley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > relation: 6 senses > noun 1, Tops
MeaningAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together.
Narroweraffinity, kinshipA close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
associationA relation resulting from interaction or dependence
business relationA relation between different business enterprises
causalityThe relation between causes and effects
changeA relational difference between states
comparisonrelation based on similarities and differences
connection, connexion, connectednessA relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
controlA relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
foundationThe basis on which something is grounded
functionA relation such that one thing is dependent on another
interrelation, interrelationship, interrelatednessmutual or reciprocal relation or relatedness
kinship, family relationship, relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
linguistic relationA relation between linguistic / linguistic forms or constituents
logical relationA relation between propositions
magnitude relation, quantitative relationA relation between magnitudes
mathematical relationA relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)
opposition, oppositenessThe relation between opposed entities
ownershipThe relation of an owner to the thing possessed
part, portion, component part, component, constituentSomething determined in relation to something that includes it
position, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
possessionAnything owned or possessed
reciprocality, reciprocityA relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
relationship, human relationshipA relation between people
social relationA relation between living organisms (especially between people)
temporal relationA relation involving time
unconnectednessThe lack of a connection between things
Broaderabstraction, abstract entityA general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
Spanishrelación, vínculo
Catalanlligam, relació, vincle
Nounsrelationshipa relation between people
relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
relationshipa state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
Verbsrelatemake a logical or causal connection
relatebe in a relationship with
English > relation: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymssexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, sexual relation, carnal knowledge
PartsinseminationThe introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
NarrowerdeflorationThe act of depriving a woman of her virginity (especially by rupturing the hymen through sexual intercourse)
fuck, fucking, screw, screwing, ass, nooky, nookie, piece of ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, shag, shtupslang for sexual intercourse
hank pankyillicit sexual intercourse
penetrationThe act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
unlawful carnal knowledge, criminal congressforbidden or tabu sexual intercourse between individuals
Broadersexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activityActivities associated with sexual intercourse
Spanishacto carnal, acto sexual, coito, coitus, concúbito, copulación, cópula, relaciones sexuales, relación, relación sexual
Catalanacte carnal, acte sexual, coit, concúbit, copulació, còpula, relació sexual
English > relation: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person related by blood or marriage.
Example "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
Synonymrelative
Member ofkin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribegroup of people related by blood or marriage
Narroweragnate, patrikin, patrilineal kin, patrisib, patrilineal sibOne related on the father's side
ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, rootsomeone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
blood relation, blood relative, cognate, sibOne related by blood or origin
cousin, first cousin, cousin-german, full cousinThe child of your aunt or uncle
descendant, descendentA person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
enate, matrikin, matrilineal kin, matrisib, matrilineal sibOne related on the mother's side
in-law, relative-in-lawA relative by marriage
kin, kinsperson, familyA person having kinship / kinship with another or others
kinsmanA male relative
kinswomanA female relative
kissing cousin, kissing kinA more or less distant relative
next of kinThe person who is (or persons who are) most closely related to a given person
offspring, progeny, issueThe immediate descendants of a person
second cousinA child of a first cousin
sibling, sibA person's brother or sister
spouse, partner, married person, mate, better halfA person's partner in marriage
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishpariente
Catalanparent
Nounsrelationshipa relation between people
relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
relationshipa state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
English > relation: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningAn act of narration.
Example"he was the hero according to his own relation"
Synonymstelling, recounting
Broadernarration, recital, yarnThe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Spanishrelación, relato
Catalanrelat
Verbsrelategive an account of
English > relation: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
Meaning(law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time.
Example"his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
Synonymrelation back
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlegal principle, judicial principle, judicial doctrine(law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence
English > relation: 6 senses > noun 6, act
Meaning(usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups.
Example"international relations"
Broaderdealings, trafficsocial or verbal interchange (usually followed by 'with')
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Nounsrelationshipa state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
Verbsrelatehave or establish a relationship to
relatebe in a relationship with

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