Definition of Relativise

1. Verb. Consider or treat as relative.

Exact synonyms: Relativize
Generic synonyms: Consider, Reckon, Regard, See, View



Definition of Relativise

1. Verb. (British) (alternative spelling of relativize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Relativise

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relative scotoma
relative sensitivity
relative specificity
relative superlative
relative superlatives
relative topology
relative value scales
relative viscosity
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relatively prime
relativeness
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relativise (current term)
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relativistic mechanics
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relativity theory

Literary usage of Relativise

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1. Higher Education Management and Policy by OECD Staff (2005)
"... the world in which they live, rather than yearn after some overall sense of unity. 3. You pre-emptively relativise the value of elite and mass training ..."

2. Energy: The Next Fifty Years by OECD, The International Energy Agency, OECD Staff, International Energy Agency (1999)
"Several arguments, however, relativise and may even refute the existence of such a trade-off when climate policies accompany a shift to sustainable ..."

3. Assessment & Decision Making for Sustainable Transport by ECMT Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"Such subsidiarity is essential: firstly, to compensate for and relativise hierarchical structures founded solely upon monetary criteria (analysis of returns ..."

4. Tolls on Interurban Road Infrastructure: An Economic Evaluation by ECMT Staff, (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, Ecmt, Centre Economic Research, Economic Research Centre, Economics Round Table on Transport (2002)
"... commuters and car owners seem to relativise their problems to some extent when they consider their problems from a social perspective. ..."

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