relatively

adverb rel·a·tive·ly

Definition of relatively

:to a relative degree or extent :somewhat

Examples of relatively in a Sentence

  1. these newly acquired in-laws felt relatively comfortable at our family reunion

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First Known Use of relatively

15th century



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relatively

adverb

Definition of relatively for English Language Learners

  • : when compared to others



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