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One entry found for relation.
Entry Word: relation
Function: noun
Text: 1 relations plural
doings between individuals or groups <relations between the rival newspapers remained friendly despite their competition for the same stories>
Synonyms dealings, interaction, intercourse
Related Words interrelationship
2 a person connected with another by blood or marriage <he and I are relations on our mother's side> -- see RELATIVE
3 the fact or state of having something in common <there's no relation between you losing your favorite baseball hat and your team losing the game> -- see CONNECTION 1
4 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters) <our intramural baseball team had a relation with the other baseball teams in the area> -- see ASSOCIATION 1