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Meaning & Definition of Relation in English

English

Relation

/rileʃən/

noun

1. An abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

    synonym:
  • relation

2. The act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman

  • The man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    synonym:
  • sexual intercourse
  • ,
  • intercourse
  • ,
  • sex act
  • ,
  • copulation
  • ,
  • coitus
  • ,
  • coition
  • ,
  • sexual congress
  • ,
  • congress
  • ,
  • sexual relation
  • ,
  • relation
  • ,
  • carnal knowledge

3. A person related by blood or marriage

  • "Police are searching for relatives of the deceased"
  • "He has distant relations back in new jersey"
    synonym:
  • relative
  • ,
  • relation

4. An act of narration

  • "He was the hero according to his own relation"
  • "His endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"
    synonym:
  • relation
  • ,
  • telling
  • ,
  • recounting

5. (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time

  • "His attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
    synonym:
  • relation back
  • ,
  • relation

6. (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups

  • "International relations"
    synonym:
  • relation

Examples of using

Effective use of disinfectant is an important subject in relation to infection control in hospitals.
The murder case may bear a relation on his sudden death.
In general the relation between parents and children is essentially based on teaching.