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

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. Elizabeth Vitela:

    When you talk to the kid and you establish that good relationship, the kids will actually also give you the respect that you deserve.

  2. Li Junhua:

    I want to stress that China and the United States have consensus but more differences in terms of human rights, this issue should not dominate our discussion about our relationship; we should see a bigger picture.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I have a very good relationship with him, in part because we can yell at each other, and we do, and I was often the designated yeller. Something would happen, a new settlement announcement would come, and I would call him up, 'What are you doing? You've got to stop this.' And we understood each other.

  4. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh:

    Boston will not invest in companies led by people who treat women like commodities. Reports of Ken Fisher's comments and poor judgment are incredibly disturbing, and I have asked our retirement board to take a vote to end any relationship with Fisher Investments.

  5. White House:

    The United States officials conveyed the President's clear goal for a fair trading relationship with China.

Images & Illustrations of relationship

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