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. Boomer Esiason:

    If it were me, given the circumstances over the last two weeks, I would not accept it, that’s just me. I don’t know about their relationship. I don’t really know how close they are. I don’t want to take any great award away from anybody, but given the political climate right now and what happened at the Capitol, and how it happened, I just couldn’t step foot in the White House right now.

  2. Patti Solis Doyle:

    They love each other. You see it. When I worked with them closely in the White House and in Arkansas and after the White House, there is a mutual respect and admiration for certain, but there's also a lot of love, i mean, she -- you know, they hold hands. He just sort of puts his hands on her shoulders and she lights up. And vice versa. They take long walks together. They have long conversations together. It's a very good relationship. How they manage whatever happened or didn't happen is their business and I never ever asked.

  3. Marissa Yap:

    Whenever I talk to the kid(s), they feel like a connection that I care for them, and I realize that's ... way back home, also the same time. It's actually just the same, when you talk to the kid and you establish that good relationship, the kids will actually also give you the respect that you deserve.

  4. Lopez Obrador:

    We want to have a good relationship with the government of the United States.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The less the man has self-respect, the more the woman i.e his wife or girlfriend be happy with him and spends her proportionate long time in their relationship aspect.

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