Comparative, respective, comparable, correlative, parallel, corresponding, reciprocal.There, the estimated drop in the relative proportion of high sensation seekers using marijuana was.7 percent.
2Grammar A relative pronoun, determiner, or adverb.Many complementary and alternative therapies are perceived to be safe and are used by many pregnant women, but little is known about their relative effectiveness.Seven focus on pollution and prevention issues and three on wider concerns relative to corporate sustainability.
The chimp is the closest living relative of the human species; 97 percent of the DNA in chimps and humans is identical.The effects of the fungus on other plant species, and particularly on wild relatives of the targeted crops, are completely unknown.
Definitions of relative 1 adj estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete adj properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by to' n a person related by blood or marriage police are searching for relatives of the deceased, synonyms: relation.The sharpest distinction concerns the standing of the self relative to the group.
If you marry Maria's son, you become a relative by marriage.Catherine of Aragon first wife of Henry viii; Henry viii's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536).