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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Mike Pompeo:

    So the work that we do, the path toward complete denuclearization, building a relationship between our two countries, is vital for a brighter North Korea and the success that our two presidents demand of us.

  2. Bob Menendez:

    I think the Senate's going to have to act unless it is willing to accept the death of a U.S. resident journalist as an acceptable action because of a broader relationship. I don't accept that.

  3. Niliflash:

    Relationship is not all about starting but how it goes.

  4. Ingrid Weir:

    The only complicated things worth fighting for will change the world in some way and/or make you lots of money, and a complicated relationship will only keep you from doing either.

  5. Rory McIlroy:

    Sawgrass and I didn't have the greatest relationship starting off, it's a massive win on a course( where) I've had mixed results. I had to show a lot of character out there. Any time I looked at the leaderboard I was pleasantly surprised I hadn't fallen two or three shots behind.

Images & Illustrations of relationship

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