Definition of blood relativeUS
- Your sister is your blood relative, but your brother-in-law is not.
: the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body
: a comparable fluid of an invertebrate
: a fluid resembling blood
: to stain or wet with blood
: to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey
: a word referring grammatically to an antecedent
: a thing having a relation to or connection with or necessary dependence on another thing
: a person connected with another by blood or affinity
: introducing a subordinate clause qualifying an expressed or implied antecedent
: relevant, pertinent
: not absolute or independent : comparative
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