What does relationship mean?

Definitions for relationship
rɪˈleɪ ʃənˌʃɪpre·la·tion·ship

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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.

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  

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

How to pronounce relationship?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say relationship in sign language?

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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. Sally Findley:

    Evidence shows that the families who initiate regular primary care while the child is an infant are more likely to continue having a good relationship with the provider, maintaining the medical home, between ages 1 and 5.

  2. El Chapo ':

    The U.S. Department of Justice is proud to maintain a close and effective relationship with our Mexican counterparts, and we look forward to continuing our work together to ensure the safety and security of all our people.

  3. Cardinal Pell:

    The relationship of trust has occurred the minute the boys were dropped off at the church. Every senior member of that church had the responsibility, including Cardinal Pell.

  4. Eliot Cohen:

    I suspect you’ll see more of him as he grows more comfortable in dealing with the press and in his relationship with the president and the administration’s national security team.

  5. Justin Lavner:

    Another takeaway message is that although these perceptions were most predictive of relationship quality measured at the same point in time, the same pattern was found at follow-up.

Images & Illustrations of relationship

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