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relative British & World English

Considered in relation or in proportion to something else

relative English Thesaurus

the relative importance of each factor

relative to British & World English

In comparison with

non-relative British & World English

Not considered in relation to something else

price relative British & World English

The ratio of the price of something at one time to its price at another

relative clause British & World English

A clause that is attached to an antecedent by a relative pronoun such as who, which, or that

relative density British & World English

The ratio of the density of a substance to the density of a standard, usually water for a liquid or solid, and air for a gas

relative humidity British & World English

The amount of water vapour present in air expressed as a percentage of the amount needed for saturation at the same temperature

first-degree relative British & World English

A person’s parent, sibling, or child

relative atomic mass British & World English

The ratio of the average mass of one atom of an element to one twelfth of the mass of an atom of carbon-12

relative molecular mass British & World English

The ratio of the average mass of one molecule of an element or compound to one twelfth of the mass of an atom of carbon-12

blood relation British & World English

A person who is related to another by birth rather than by marriage

blood relative in blood relation British & World English

A person who is related to another by birth rather than by marriage