What does relationship mean?

Definitions for relationship
rɪˈleɪ ʃənˌʃɪpre·la·tion·ship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relationship, human relationshipnoun

    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. relationshipnoun

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

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

  3. relationshipnoun

    a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries

  4. kinship, family relationship, relationshipnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. relationshipnoun

    Connection or association; the condition of being related.

  2. relationshipnoun

    Kinship; being related by blood or marriage.

  3. relationshipnoun

    A romantic or sexual involvement.

  4. relationshipnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relationshipnoun

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. relationship

    A couple who have a kind and romantic connection.

    We are in our relationship now for a year and choose to marry each other.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  


  2. relationship

    The kind way people communicate and behave with each other.

    Their relationship was one of mutual respect, love, support and passion.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  

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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

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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

Examples of relationship in a Sentence

  1. Dale Moss:

    It's going to take time. I wanted nothing more than to make this relationship work, […] While this is going to be difficult, what you'll see from me is trying to practice what I preach and continue to put my best foot forward each and every day. While trying to find some sense of normalcy, I'm also going to try and find joy and happiness in each day and continue to share that. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTER.

  2. Haydon Manning:

    China will not be happy at all with these comments, it may signal that after his election victory in May, Morrison may be shifting in how the government will approach its relationship with China.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Cadillac is ready, willing and able to continue as title sponsor for the tournament, and I also can say that Cadillac is an amazing company and a longtime partner to the Trump Organization and we have an impeccable relationship.

  4. John Kerry:

    It is profoundly in the interests of Pakistan and India to move this relationship forward.

  5. Katie Hill:

    Allegations that I have been involved in a relationship with Graham Kelly are absolutely false, i am saddened that the deeply personal matter of my divorce has been brought into public view and the vindictive claims of my ex have now involved the lives and reputations of unrelated parties.

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