HyperDic: relationship

English > 4 senses of the word relationship:
NOUNrelationrelationship, human relationshipa relation between people
staterelationshipa state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
staterelationshipa state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
relationrelationship, kinship, family relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
relationship > pronunciation
Soundsriyley'shahnshih.p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > relationship: 4 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningA relation between people; ('relationship' is often used where 'relation' would serve, as in 'the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of 'relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness).
Example"the relationship between mothers and their children"
Synonymhuman relationship
NarrowerpartnershipA cooperative relationship between people or groups who agree to share responsibility for achieving some specific goal
personal relation, personal relationshipA relation between persons
BroaderrelationAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Spanishrelación
Catalanlligam, relació, vincle
Nounsrelationan abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
relationa person related by blood or marriage
English > relationship: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection).
Example"he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship"
Narroweranaclisis(psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others
love affair, romanceA relationship between two lovers
sexual relationshipA relationship involving sexual intimacy
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishrelación
Catalanrelació
Nounsrelationan abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
relationa person related by blood or marriage
English > relationship: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries.
Narroweraccount, business relationshipA formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services
acquaintance, acquaintanceshipA relationship less intimate than friendship
affiliation, association, tie, tie-upA social or business relationship
assimilationThe state of being assimilated
friendship, friendly relationshipThe state of being friends (or friendly)
membershipThe state of being a member
subjugation, subjectionforced submission to control by others
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishrelación, trato
Catalanrelació, tracte
Nounsrelation(usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups
English > relationship: 4 senses > noun 4, relation
Meaning(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption.
Synonymskinship, family relationship
CategoryanthropologyThe social science that studies the origins / origins and social relationships of human beings
Narroweraffinity(anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption
affinity, phylogenetic relation(biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts
brotherhoodThe kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
consanguinity, blood kinship, cognation(anthropology) related by blood
descent, line of descent, lineage, filiationThe kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
fatherhood, paternityThe kinship relation between an offspring and the father
marital relationship, marital bedThe relationship between wife and husband
motherhood, maternityThe kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
parentage, birthThe kinship relation of an offspring to the parents
sisterhood, sistershipThe kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
BroaderrelationAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Spanishparentesco, parentezco, relación familiar, relación
Catalanparentesc, parentiu
Nounsrelationan abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
relationa person related by blood or marriage

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