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Definitions of relative:
  • noun:   an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
  • noun:   a person related by blood or marriage
    Example: "Police are searching for relatives of the deceased"
  • adjective:   not absolute or complete
    Example: "A relative stranger"
  • adjective:   properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'
    Example: "Earnings relative to production"

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