Definitions For Relative


  • An animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
  • A person related by blood or marriage
  • A member of your family
  • Something that belongs to the same group as something else because of shared characteristics, qualities, etc.


  • Estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete


  • Properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by to'

Is Relative a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Relative is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Relative in a Sentence

  • At the family reunion, I saw relatives I haven't seen in years.
  • He inherited a small piece of land from a distant relative.
  • The donkey is a relative of the horse.
  • The relative value of two houses
  • The relative positions of the islands
  • We discussed the relative merits of each school.

Synonyms for Relative

Antonyms for Relative

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