Etymology

1. relatively

adverb. ['ˈrɛlətɪvli'] in a relative manner; by comparison to something else.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • relative (English)
  • relativus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Relatively

  • accumulatively
  • accumulatively
  • actively
  • administratively
  • affectively
  • affirmatively
  • aggressively
  • alternatively
  • appreciatively
  • appreciatively
  • assertively
  • attentively
  • attractively
  • authoritatively
  • bravely
  • cohesively
  • collectively
  • comparatively
  • competitively
  • comprehensively

Example sentences of the word relatively


1. Adverb
Transfers are relatively easy to arrange because the plan administrators do all the heavy lifting.

Quotes containing the word relatively


1. I'm interested in humor, and greeting cards just happen to be a perfect medium for my message. They're accessible to everyone, and thanks to all the advances that have been made by environmentally conscientious printers, I can get my message across while keeping my carbon footprint relatively small.
- Anne Taintor

2. Americans are pragmatic, relatively uncomplicated, hearty and given to broad humor.
- Herb Caen

3. We can get too easily bogged down in the academic part of homeschooling, a relatively minor part of the whole, which is to raise competent, caring, literate, happy people.
- Diane Flynn Keith

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