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1. relationship

noun. ['riːˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp'] a relation between people; (relationship' is often used whererelation' would serve, as in the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage ofrelationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness).

Synonyms

  • relation
  • personal relation
  • partnership
  • human relationship

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • paternal
  • crossbred
  • purebred

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relation (English)
  • relacioun (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Relationship

  • airship
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  • brinkmanship
  • brinksmanship
  • censorship
  • chairmanship
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  • citizenship
  • companionship
  • conservatorship
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  • craftsmanship
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How do you pronounce relationship?

Pronounce relationship as riˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp.

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Example sentences of the word relationship


1. Noun, singular or mass
When in a relationship, a kiss or hug will show him you care.

Quotes containing the word relationship


1. Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you're in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
- Nick Cannon

2. There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
- Charles Stanley

3. I did nothing to deserve God's love; in fact, I was living as an orphan, without hope. Yet God chose to pursue a relationship with me, and through the death of his son Jesus, I was adopted into God's family.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

2. relationship

noun. ['riːˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp'] a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection).

Synonyms

  • romance
  • anaclisis
  • sexual relationship
  • love affair

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • death
  • stillbirth

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relation (English)
  • relacioun (Anglo-Norman)

3. relationship

noun. ['riːˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp'] a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries.

Synonyms

  • account
  • business relationship
  • state
  • affiliation
  • acquaintance
  • tie-up
  • friendly relationship
  • subjection
  • assimilation
  • membership
  • association
  • friendship
  • acquaintanceship
  • subjugation

Antonyms

  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relation (English)
  • relacioun (Anglo-Norman)

4. relationship

noun. ['riːˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp'] (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption.

Synonyms

  • affinity
  • descent
  • consanguinity
  • fatherhood
  • maternity
  • kinship
  • lineage
  • filiation
  • sistership
  • family relationship
  • relation
  • cognation
  • phylogenetic relation
  • blood kinship
  • marital bed
  • line of descent
  • marital relationship
  • parentage
  • birth
  • brotherhood
  • motherhood
  • paternity

Antonyms

  • consanguinity
  • ancestor
  • descendant
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relation (English)
  • relacioun (Anglo-Norman)
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