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  • relation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. bearing, close connection; narration, narrative, storytelling; kinship, family tie; kinsman, relative; reference; proportion, ratio. See relation, description, posterity. II Close connection Nouns 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • close — vb 1 Close, shut are very close synonyms in the sense of to stop or fill in an opening by means of a closure (as a door, a gate, a lid, or a cover) and are often used interchangeably. However, they may have distinctive nuances of meaning and… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • close — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. compact, dense, firm; stifling, oppressive, muggy, stale, stuffy; stingy, tight fisted, niggardly; taut; confining, constrictive; near, intimate; secretive, reticent, reserved; approximate. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • bring — bringer, n. /bring/, v.t., brought, bringing. 1. to carry, convey, conduct, or cause (someone or something) to come with, to, or toward the speaker: Bring the suitcase to my house. He brought his brother to my office. 2. to cause to come to or… …   Universalium

  • close — 1. adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (often foll. by to) situated at only a short distance or interval. 2 a having a strong or immediate relation or connection (close friend; close relative). b in intimate friendship or association (were very close). c… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sign relation — A sign relation is the basic construct in the theory of signs, also known as semeiotic or semiotics, as developed by Charles Sanders Peirce.AnthesisThus, if a sunflower, in turning towards the sun, becomes by that very act fully capable, without… …   Wikipedia

  • affiliate — af·fil·i·ate 1 /ə fi lē ˌāt/ vb at·ed, at·ing vt 1: to bring or receive into close association as a member or division 2: to join or associate as a member or division vi: to connect or associate oneself usu. used with with has jus …   Law dictionary

  • affiliate — v. a. 1. Adopt, take or treat as one s own child. 2. Connect, associate, unite, join, annex, graft in or upon, incorporate, bring into close relation, make resemble …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • associate — I. v. a. Join, conjoin, unite, connect, combine, affiliate, yoke, couple, link, bring into close relation. II. v. n. Fraternize, sort, consort, keep company, be in familiar intercourse. III. n. 1. Companion, mate, fellow, yoke fellow, comrade,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …   Universalium

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