Definition of in relation to
- The monkey's eyes are large in relation to its head.
- understanding literature in relation to history
- I have several comments to make in relation to the subject at hand.
: the act of telling or recounting : account
: an aspect or quality (such as resemblance) that connects two or more things or parts as being or belonging or working together or as being of the same kind
: the referring by a legal fiction of an act to a prior date as the time of its taking effect
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