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Synonyms for relation

Synonyms for (noun) relation

Synonyms: relation Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

Similar words: abstract entity, abstraction Definition: a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

Synonyms: relation Definition: (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups Usage: international relations

Similar words: dealings, traffic Definition: social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')

Synonyms: intercourse, congress, copulation, coition, coitus, carnal knowledge, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, relation Definition: the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur

Similar words: sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice Definition: activities associated with sexual intercourse Usage: they had sex in the back seat

Synonyms: relation, relation back Definition: (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time Usage: his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed

Similar words: judicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle Definition: (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence

Synonyms: telling, recounting, relation Definition: an act of narration Usage: he was the hero according to his own relation; his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable

Similar words: narration, recital, yarn Definition: the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events Usage: his narration was hesitant

Synonyms: relation, relative Definition: a person related by blood or marriage Usage: police are searching for relatives of the deceased; he has distant relations back in New Jersey

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do