Definition of Relatives

1. Noun. (plural of relative) ¹



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Definition of Relatives

1. relative [n] - See also: relative

Lexicographical Neighbors of Relatives

relative pronouns
relative quantity
relative refractory period
relative risk
relative scotoma
relative sensitivity
relative specificity
relative superlative
relative superlatives
relative topology
relative value scales
relative viscosity
relatively
relatively prime
relativeness
relatives (current term)
relativisation
relativisations
relativise
relativised
relativises
relativising
relativism
relativisms
relativist
relativistic
relativistic mechanics
relativistically
relativists

Literary usage of Relatives

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"It is well known that deafness often prevails in families ; that deaf persons often have deaf relatives ; and the arrangement of the deaf- married persons, ..."

2. The Association Review (1908)
"In considering the subject of deaf relatives it seems advisable to distinguish blood relatives from persons who are relatives simply by marriage; ..."

3. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1907)
"IN connection with the statistics showing the number of the deaf who had deaf relatives Dr. Bell makes the following just remarks on heredity as a ..."

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