relationship

  • 1 relationship — re‧la‧tion‧ship [rɪˈleɪʆnʆɪp] noun [countable] the way in which people, companies, countries etc that are working together behave towards each other: relationship with/​between/​among • A key to success will be our relationship with our… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Relationship — or relationships may refer to: Interpersonal relationship Intimate relationship In mathematics and statistics: Binary relation Causal relationship Correlation and dependence Direct relationship Inverse relationship In database design: Entity… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Relationship — • A certain connection of persons established either by nature or by civil or canon law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Relationship     Relationship      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 4 relationship — I (connection) noun alignment, amalgamation, analogy, appositeness, association, bearing, bond, coaction, coalition, cognatio, cognation, combination, confederacy, coniunctio, connecting link, consociation, correlation, interconnection,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Relationship — Re*la tion*ship, n. The state of being related by kindred, affinity, or other alliance. Mason. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 relationship — 1744, sense of being related, from RELATION (Cf. relation) + SHIP (Cf. ship). Specifically of romantic or sexual relationships by 1944 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 relationship — [n] connection; friendship accord, affair, affiliation, affinity, alliance, analogy, appositeness, association, bond, communication, conjunction, consanguinity, consociation, contact, contingency, correlation, dependence, dependency, exchange,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 relationship — ► NOUN 1) the way in which two or more people or things are connected, or the state of being connected. 2) the way in which two or more people or groups regard and behave towards each other. 3) an emotional and sexual association between two… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 relationship — [ri lā′shən ship΄] n. 1. the quality or state of being related; connection 2. connection by blood, marriage, etc.; kinship 3. a particular instance of being related 4. a continuing attachment or association between persons, firms, etc., specif.,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 relationship — noun 1 between people/groups/countries ADJECTIVE ▪ friendly, good, happy, harmonious, healthy, strong ▪ They have a very healthy father son relationship. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 relationship — n. 1) to cement; establish a relationship (to establish a relationship with smb.) 2) to bear, have a relationship (to bear a relationship to smt.) 3) to break off a relationship (to break off a relationship with smb.) 4) a casual; close,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 relationship — re|la|tion|ship W1S1 [rıˈleıʃənʃıp] n 1.) the way in which two people or two groups feel about each other and behave towards each other relationship with ▪ I have quite a good relationship with my parents. ▪ She has a close relationship with her… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 relationship */*/*/ — UK [rɪˈleɪʃ(ə)nʃɪp] / US [rɪˈleɪʃ(ə)nˌʃɪp] noun [countable] Word forms relationship : singular relationship plural relationships Metaphor: Relationships between people or groups are like physical connections. Having a good relationship is like… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 Relationship — Das Entity Relationship Modell, kurz ER Modell oder ERM, deutsch Gegenstands Beziehungs Modell, dient dazu, im Rahmen der semantischen Datenmodellierung einen Ausschnitt der realen Welt zu beschreiben. Das ER Modell besteht aus einer Grafik… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 relationship — /rI leISFnSIp/ noun 1 (C) the way in which two people or two groups behave towards each other (+ between): an improved relationship between the police and local people (+ with): We have a good working relationship with the managers. 2 (C, U) the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 relationship — re|la|tion|ship [ rı leıʃn,ʃıp ] noun count *** 1. ) the way in which two or more things or people are connected with or involve each other: relationship between: There is a close relationship between poverty and crime. 2. ) the way in which two… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 relationship — [[t]rɪle͟ɪʃ(ə)nʃɪp[/t]] ♦♦ relationships 1) N COUNT: with supp The relationship between two people or groups is the way in which they feel and behave towards each other. The Chinese President has said that China will maintain its traditional… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 relationship —   Pili, pilina, pilikana. See relative.    ♦ Relationship by blood, pili koko, pili ohana.    ♦ Loving relationship, pilialoha.    ♦ Relationship by friendship, hale aikāne, pili kāmau.    ♦ Relationship to one of high rank, pili ali i, pilipili… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 19 relationship — /ri lay sheuhn ship /, n. 1. a connection, association, or involvement. 2. connection between persons by blood or marriage. 3. an emotional or other connection between people: the relationship between teachers and students. 4. a sexual… …

    Universalium

  • 20 relationship — relation, relationship, relatives As nouns, relation and relative both mean ‘a person related by blood or by marriage’, and both are idiomatic in the plural. For some reason, however, relation is the normal choice in the explicit context of… …

    Modern English usage