Definitions English

  • A logical or natural association between two or more things; relevance of one to another; connection: the relation between smoking and heart disease.
  • The connection of people by blood or marriage; kinship.
  • A person connected to another by blood or marriage; a relative.
  • The way in which one person or thing is connected with another: the relation of parent to child.
  • The mutual dealings or connections of persons, groups, or nations in social, business, or diplomatic matters: international relations.
  • Sexual intercourse.
  • Reference; regard: in relation to your inquiry.
  • The act of telling or narrating.
  • A narrative; an account.
  • Law The principle whereby an act done at a later date is considered to have been done on a prior date.