Definitions for relationshiprɪˈleɪ ʃənˌʃɪp
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word relationship
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a connection, association, or involvement.
connection between persons by blood or marriage; kinship.
an emotional or other connection between people.
a romantic or sexual involvement.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of relationship:
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"
a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
"he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship"
a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
kinship, family relationship, relationship(noun)
(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the way in which people are involved with each other
a professional relationship; the relationship between the two governments
a romantic involvement between two people
Is he in a relationship right now?
a connection or link
the relationship between money and happiness
Connection or association; the condition of being related.
Kinship; being related by blood or marriage.
A romantic or sexual involvement.
The level or degree of affinity between keys, chords and tones.
the state of being related by kindred, affinity, or other alliance
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'relationship' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #755
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'relationship' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1362
Rank popularity for the word 'relationship' in Nouns Frequency: #200
Translations for relationship
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the friendship, contact, communications etc which exist between people
He finds it very difficult to form lasting relationships.
- relacionamentoPortuguese (BR)
- die BeziehungGerman
- सम्बन्ध, रिश्तेदारीHindi
- odnos, vezaCroatian
- attiecības (ar cilvēkiem)Latvian
- vennskap, forbindelse, forholdNorwegian
- خپلوى، اړيكى، چارى، روابط، مناسبات، تعلقاتPashto
- förhållande, relation[er]Swedish
- 友誼，感情Chinese (Trad.)
- взаємини, стосункиUkrainian
- رشتے داریUrdu
- mối quan hệVietnamese
- （友谊）关系Chinese (Simp.)
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