near relation

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of near relation

: a person who is a close relative (such as as a sister, brother, parent, etc.)
  • Only near relations were invited to the wedding.

Word by Word Definitions

near play
  1. : at, within, or to a short distance or time

  2. : almost, nearly

  3. : in a close or intimate manner : closely

  1. : close to

  1. : not far distant in time, place, or degree

  2. : almost happening : narrowly missed or avoided

  3. : nearly not happening

  1. : approach

relation play
  1. : the act of telling or recounting : account

  2. : 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

  3. : the referring by a legal fiction of an act to a prior date as the time of its taking effect


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