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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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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)

5. spousal

adjective. ['ˈspaʊzəl'] of or relating to a wedding.

Synonyms

  • nuptial

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • spouse (English)
  • espus (Anglo-Norman)
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