I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

II. RELATION

1. ABSOLUTE RELATION

Relation.

[Antonyms: irrelation.]

[Nouns] relation, bearing, reference, connection, concern, cognation; correlation [more]; analogy; similarity [more]; affinity, homology, alliance, homogeneity, association; approximation (nearness) [more]; filiation (consanguinity) [more]; interest; relevancy [more]; dependency, relationship, relative position.

comparison [more]; ratio, proportion; link, tie, bond of union.

[Verbs] be related; have a relation; relate to, refer to; bear upon, regard, concern, touch, affect, have to do with; pertain to, belong to, appertain to; answer to; interest.

bring into relation with, bring to bear upon; connect, associate, draw a parallel; link [more].

[Adjectives] relative; correlative [more]; cognate; relating to; relative to, in relation with, referable or referrible to; belonging to; appurtenant to, in common with.

related, connected; implicated, associated, affiliated, allied to; en rapport, in touch with.

approximative, approximating; proportional, proportionate, proportionable; allusive, comparable.

in the same category [more]; like [more]; relevant (apt) [more]; applicable, equiparant.

[Adverbs] relatively; pertinently [more].

thereof; as to, as for, as respects, as regards; about; concerning; anent; relating to, as relates to; with relation, with reference to, with respect to, with regard to; in respect of; while speaking of, a propos of; in connection with; by the way, by the by; whereas; for as much as, in as much as; in point of, as far as; on the part of, on the score of; quoad hoc; pro re nata; under the head of. (class) [more] of; in the matter of, in re.

[Phrases] " thereby hangs a tale " [Taming of the Shrew].

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