AskDefine | Define relatively

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relatively adv : in a relative manner; by comparison to something else; "the situation is relatively calm now" [syn: comparatively]

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English

Adverb

  1. Proportionally, in relation to some larger scale thing.

Translations

proportionally

Extensive Definition

Relative can refer to:
  • Kinship, the principle binding the most basic social units society. If two people are connected by circumstances of birth, they are said to be relatives

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See also

relatively in French: Relatif
relatively in Simple English: Relative
relatively in Yiddish: רעלאטיוו

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

after a fashion, appositely, appreciably, at any rate, at best, at least, at most, at the least, at the most, at the outside, at worst, comparably, comparatively, detectably, fairly, germanely, in a manner, in a way, in part, in some measure, incompletely, leastwise, merely, mildly, moderately, modestly, more or less, not absolutely, not comprehensively, not exhaustively, only, part, partially, partly, pertinently, pro tanto, proportionately, purely, rather, relevantly, simply, so far, somewhat, thus far, to a degree, to an extent, to some degree, to some extent, tolerably, visibly
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