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Overview of noun relative

The noun relative has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (8) relative, relation

(a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey")

2. (2) relative, congener, congenator, congeneric

(an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus))


Overview of adj relative

The adj relative has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (25) relative, comparative

(estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete; "a relative stranger")

2. (1) proportional, relative

(properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'; "the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings relative to production")

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