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relative

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of relative

  1. 1 being such only when compared to something else after being crammed into a one-bedroom apartment, they lived in relative comfort in a two-bedroom house Synonyms of relative almost, approximate, near, comparativeWords Related to relative alike, comparable, similar; equal, equivalentNear Antonyms of relative genuine, real, trueAntonyms of relative absolute, complete, downright, out-and-out, outright, perfect, pure, unqualified

  2. 2 having to do with the matter at hand I don't need the whole story, just the details that are relative to the case Synonyms of relative applicable, apposite, apropos, germane, material, pointed, pertinent, relevantWords Related to relative appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, suitable; important, meaningful, significant; sensible, useful; admissible, allowableNear Antonyms of relative frivolous, inconsequential, insignificant, little, minor, negligible, slight, trifling, trivial, unimportant; meaningless, purposeless, senseless, useless; inappropriate, inapt, unsuitable; inadmissibleAntonyms of relative extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inapposite, irrelative, irrelevant, pointless


relative

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of relative

  1. a person connected with another by blood or marriage it's always fun to see all your relatives at a big family gathering Synonyms of relative cousin, kin, kinsman, relation Words Related to relative in-law; kissing cousin; kinswoman; blood, clan, family, folk, house, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, race, stock, tribe Antonyms of relative nonrelative


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