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Detailed Synonyms for relation in English

relation:

relation [the ~] noun

  1. the relation
    the proportion; the relation
  2. the relation
    the association; the relation; the junction; the liaison; the connection; the bond; the relationship; the link
  3. the relation
    the relation; the alliance; the connection
  4. the relation
    the context
    – discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation 1
    the contextual relation; the relation
  5. the relation
    – an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together 1
    the relation
    – an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together 1
  6. the relation
    – (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups 1
    the relation
    – (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups 1
    • relation [the ~] noun
      • international relations1
  7. the relation
    – (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time 1
    the relation; the relation back
    – (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time 1
    • relation [the ~] noun
    • relation back [the ~] noun
      • his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed1
  8. the relation
    – an act of narration 1
    the relation; the telling; the recounting
    – an act of narration 1
    • relation [the ~] noun
      • he was the hero according to his own relation1
    • telling [the ~] noun
    • recounting [the ~] noun
      • his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable1
  9. the relation
    – a person related by blood or marriage 1
    the relative; the relation
    – a person related by blood or marriage 1
    • relative [the ~] noun
      • police are searching for relatives of the deceased1
    • relation [the ~] noun
      • he has distant relations back in New Jersey1

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Related Definitions for "relation":

  1. an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together1
  2. (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups1
    • international relations1
  3. (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time1
  4. an act of narration1
    • he was the hero according to his own relation1
  5. a person related by blood or marriage1
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey1

relation form of relate:

to relate verb (relates, related, relating)

  1. to relate
    to relate; to connect
    • relate verb (relates, related, relating)
    • connect verb (connects, connected, connecting)
  2. to relate
    to speak; to rattle; to blab; to have a conversation; to tell; to talk; to chatter; to narrate; to relate; to chat
    • speak verb (speaks, spoke, speaking)
    • rattle verb (rattles, rattled, rattling)
    • blab verb (blabs, blabbed, blabbing)
    • have a conversation verb (has a conversation, had a conversation, having a conversation)
    • tell verb (tells, told, telling)
    • talk verb (talks, talked, talking)
    • chatter verb (chatters, chattered, chattering)
    • narrate verb (narrates, narrated, narrating)
    • relate verb (relates, related, relating)
    • chat verb (chats, chated, chating)
  3. to relate
    – make a logical or causal connection 1
    to associate; to link; to relate; to connect; to link up; colligate; tie in
    – make a logical or causal connection 1
    • associate verb (associates, associated, associating)
    • link verb (links, linked, linking)
    • relate verb (relates, related, relating)
      • I cannot relate these events at all1
    • connect verb (connects, connected, connecting)
      • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind1
    • link up verb (links up, linked up, linking up)
    • colligate verb
      • colligate these facts1
    • tie in verb
  4. to relate
    – give an account of 1
    to relate
    – give an account of 1
    • relate verb (relates, related, relating)
      • The witness related the events1
  5. to relate
    – have or establish a relationship to 1
    to relate
    – have or establish a relationship to 1
    • relate verb (relates, related, relating)
      • She relates well to her peers1
  6. to relate
    – be relevant to 1
    to concern; to refer; to touch; to relate; to come to; bear on; touch on; have-to doe with; pertain
    – be relevant to 1
    • concern verb (concerns, concerned, concerning)
    • refer verb (refers, referred, referring)
      • There were lots of questions referring to her talk1
    • touch verb (touches, touched, touching)
    • relate verb (relates, related, relating)
    • come to verb (comes to, came to, coming to)
    • bear on verb
    • touch on verb
    • pertain verb
      • My remark pertained to your earlier comments1
  7. to relate
    – be in a relationship with 1
    to relate; interrelate
    – be in a relationship with 1
    • relate verb (relates, related, relating)
      • How are these two observations related?1

Conjugations for relate:

present
  1. relate
  2. relate
  3. relates
  4. relate
  5. relate
  6. relate
simple past
  1. related
  2. related
  3. related
  4. related
  5. related
  6. related
present perfect
  1. have related
  2. have related
  3. has related
  4. have related
  5. have related
  6. have related
past continuous
  1. was relating
  2. were relating
  3. was relating
  4. were relating
  5. were relating
  6. were relating
future
  1. shall relate
  2. will relate
  3. will relate
  4. shall relate
  5. will relate
  6. will relate
continuous present
  1. am relating
  2. are relating
  3. is relating
  4. are relating
  5. are relating
  6. are relating
subjunctive
  1. be related
  2. be related
  3. be related
  4. be related
  5. be related
  6. be related
diverse
  1. relate!
  2. let's relate!
  3. related
  4. relating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

relate

  1. relate

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Related Definitions for "relate":

  1. make a logical or causal connection1
    • I cannot relate these events at all1
  2. give an account of1
    • The witness related the events1
  3. have or establish a relationship to1
    • She relates well to her peers1
  4. be relevant to1
  5. be in a relationship with1
    • How are these two observations related?1

Related Synonyms for relation