relation


relation
I (connection) noun affiliation, affinity, alliance, analogy, applicability, appositeness, apposition, association, bearing, bond, closeness, cognation, comparableness, connation, connaturalness, connexion, correlation, correspondence, homology, indentification, interconnection, interrelationship, liaison, likeness, link, mutuality, nearness, nexus, pertinence, propinquity, reference, relationship, relative position, relevance, resemblance, similarity, similitude, tie, tie-in II (kinship) noun blood relative, blood lie, cognatus, common ancestry, common descent, common lineage, common stock, consanguinity, family connection, family tie, kin, kindred, kinsman, propinquus, relationship, relative III index affiliation (bloodline), affiliation (connectedness), affinity (family ties), analogy, association (connection), attribution, chain (nexus), collation, contact (association), correlate, delineation, disclosure (act of disclosing), kinship, mention (reference), narration, nexus, privity, proportion, recital, relationship (connection), relationship (family tie), relative, relevance, report (detailed account), representation (statement), story (narrative)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


relation
n.
(1) A person related to another by blood or marriage; a relative.
(2) A connection or interaction between two people.
(3) A narration of facts or events.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


relation
Kin; relative. The connection of two individuals, or their situation with respect to each other, who are associated, either by law, agreement, or kinship in a social status or union for purposes of domestic life, such as parent and child or husband and wife.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


relation
Kin; relative. The connection of two individuals, or their situation with respect to each other, who are associated, either by law, agreement, or kinship in a social status or union for purposes of domestic life, such as parent and child or husband and wife.

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  • relation — Relation. s. f. Rapport d une chose à une autre. Cet article a relation au precedent. ce traité a relation avec celuy qui a esté fait auparavant. ce que vous dites n a aucune relation à la chose, avec la chose dont il s agit. Relation, en termes… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Relation — Re*la tion (r? l? sh?n), n. [F. relation, L. relatio. See {Relate}.] 1. The act of relating or telling; also, that which is related; recital; account; narration; narrative; as, the relation of historical events. [1913 Webster] ??????oet s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Relation de un a un — Relation de un à un En gestion de base de données, une relation de un à un détermine que pour chaque enregistrement d une table, il ne peut y avoir que zéro ou un enregistrement d une autre table qui lui soit lié. Il est intéressant d utiliser ce …   Wikipédia en Français

  • relation — relation, relationship, relatives As nouns, relation and relative both mean ‘a person related by blood or by marriage’, and both are idiomatic in the plural. For some reason, however, relation is the normal choice in the explicit context of… …   Modern English usage

  • Relation — may refer to:*Relation, a person to whom one is related, i.e. a family member (see also Kinship) *Relation (mathematics), a generalization of arithmetic relations, such as = and …   Wikipedia

  • relation — [ri lā′shən] n. [ME relacion < MFr or L: MFr relation < L relatio: see RELATE] 1. a narrating, recounting, or telling 2. what is narrated or told; account; recital 3. connection or manner of being connected or related, as in thought,… …   English World dictionary

  • relation — ► NOUN 1) the way in which two or more people or things are connected or related. 2) (relations) the way in which two or more people or groups feel about and behave towards each other. 3) a relative. 4) (relations) formal sexual intercourse. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • relation — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. relacioun, O.Fr. relacion (14c.), from L. relationem (nom. relatio) a bringing back, restoring, from relatus (see RELATE (Cf. relate)). Meaning person related by blood or marriage first attested c.1500. Stand alone… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Relation — (v. lat. Relatio), 1) (röm. Ant.), Vortrag, welchen der Consul od. Einer der höhern Magistrate im Senat hielt; 2) Verfahren, wo der Unterrichter dem Kaiser die Entscheidung in schwierigen Fällen überließ, bes. bei nöthiger Abweichung vom streugen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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