Meaning of relation

Definition of relation

(noun) an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
sexual activity between individuals, especially the insertion of a man's penis into a woman's vagina until orgasm and ejaculation occur
a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
an act of narration; "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"
(law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; "his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
(usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups; "international relations"

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