it's all relative

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Definition of it's all relative

used to say that something can be thought of in opposite ways depending on what one compares it to The car might seem expensive, but it's all relative.

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“It's all relative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%27s%20all%20relative. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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