What does relationship mean?

Definitions for relationshiprɪˈleɪ ʃənˌʃɪp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word relationship.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. relationship, human relationship(noun)

    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"

  2. relationship(noun)

    a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)

    "he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship"

  3. relationship(noun)

    a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries

  4. kinship, family relationship, relationship(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. relationship(Noun)

    Connection or association; the condition of being related.

  2. relationship(Noun)

    Kinship; being related by blood or marriage.

  3. relationship(Noun)

    A romantic or sexual involvement.

  4. relationship(Noun)

    The level or degree of affinity between keys, chords and tones.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relationship(noun)

    the state of being related by kindred, affinity, or other alliance

Freebase

  1. Relationship

    An archaeological relationship is the position in space and by implication, in time, of an object or context with respect to another. This is determined, not by linear measurement but by determining the sequence of their deposition - which arrived before the other. The key to this is stratigraphy.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'relationship' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #755

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'relationship' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1362

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'relationship' in Nouns Frequency: #200

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relationship in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relationship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alfred Adler:

    The test of one's behavior pattern; relationship to society, relationship to one's work, relationship to sex.

  2. Dave Navarro:

    My mother was in a relationship, the relationship ended, she wanted to go a different way, and her then-ex-boyfriend murdered her and my aunt.

  3. Ambassador Glyn Davies:

    I don't worry about Thailand's relationship with Beijing. I think it's a good thing for Thailand to have a relationship with China, we try to have a good relationship with China too.

  4. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    The president is confident that the strong working relationship and the effective, productive working relationship that we have had over the last six years will continue for the next two.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Sacrifice is meant to be the bedrock of every true love or relationship. I mean, any love or relationship that lacks sacrifice from both parties or partners is not a true love or relationship and will never last perpetually.

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Translations for relationship

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • علاقة, صلةArabic
  • relacióCatalan, Valencian
  • příbuzenství, příbuznost, vztahCzech
  • forholdDanish
  • Beziehung, VerwandtschaftGerman
  • συγγένεια, σχέσηGreek
  • amrilatoEsperanto
  • relaciónSpanish
  • ارتباطPersian
  • yhteys, suhde, sukulaisuus, sukulaisuussuhdeFinnish
  • relation, rapportFrench
  • gaolmhaireacht, comhchaidreamh, baint, gaolIrish
  • dàimh, càirdeasScottish Gaelic
  • relaciónGalician
  • rokonság, kapcsolat, párkapcsolatHungarian
  • հարաբերություններ, փոխհարաբերություն, հարաբերությունArmenian
  • hubungan, relasiIndonesian
  • storia, parentela, rapportoItalian
  • יחסיםHebrew
  • 関係Japanese
  • ნათესაობაGeorgian
  • ញាតិវង្ស, ការទាក់ទង, ញាតិភាព, ការទាក់ទងគ្នាKhmer
  • 關係, 관계Korean
  • врска, сродство, односMacedonian
  • ബന്ധംMalayalam
  • संबध, नातेMarathi
  • hubunganMalay
  • အဆက်အသွယ်Burmese
  • verwantschapDutch
  • samband, tilhøveNorwegian Nynorsk
  • forholdNorwegian
  • powiązanie, relacja, związek, stosunek, pokrewieństwoPolish
  • relação, relacionamento, parentescoPortuguese
  • legătură, relație, înrudire, raport, rudenie, asociereRomanian
  • любовные отношения, интрига, связь, касательство, взаимосвязь, взаимоотношение, отношение, роман, родствоRussian
  • förhållandeSwedish
  • husianoSwahili
  • బంధుత్వము, సంబంధముTelugu
  • สัมพันธไมตรีThai
  • ilişki, karabet, hısımlık, akrabalık, bağlantıTurkish
  • quan hệ, liên hệVietnamese
  • שייכותYiddish
  • 关系Chinese

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