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Meaning & Definition of Relationship in English

English

Relationship

/rileʃənʃɪp/

noun

1. A relation between people

  • (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
  • "The relationship between mothers and their children"
    synonym:
  • relationship
  • ,
  • human relationship

2. A state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)

  • "He didn't want his wife to know of the relationship"
    synonym:
  • relationship

3. A state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries

    synonym:
  • relationship

4. (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption

    synonym:
  • kinship
  • ,
  • family relationship
  • ,
  • relationship

Examples of using

Tom and Mary's relationship was very volatile and they argued constantly.
I don't think I'm ready for a relationship.
Sally told me that she will break off her relationship with Gary