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Definitions of relation:
  • noun:   an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • noun:   (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups
    Example: "International relations"
  • noun:   an act of narration
    Example: "He was the hero according to his own relation"
  • noun:   the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
  • noun:   (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time
    Example: "His attorney argued for the relation back of the ammended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
  • noun:   a person related by blood or marriage
    Example: "He has distant relations back in New Jersey"

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