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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