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Correct spelling: relative

Common misspellings for relative:

realative, relaite.


Google Ngram Viewer results for relative:

This graph shows how "relative" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for relative:

  1. " My scheme," said I, " is this: I have a relative in London to whom I shall communicate the news of my arrival and tell him my story. – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  2. I have here with me a report relative to the discharge of whaling crews during the last year, and some returns relative to the same, and for previous years, which I hurriedly prepared with the view of sending to the Board of Trade by the mail, which I expected would have sailed yesterday. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  3. The result of these experiments is, that we do not yet know what is the relative length of time which gives females, and the time which gives males; this would form an interesting subject of examination. – Cattle and Cattle-breeders by William M'Combie

Quotes for relative:

  1. Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
  2. I would not say I chose to write long poems on a conscious level. The long poem has been a relative constant.
  3. An increase in the relative price of products from the low wage manufacturers in Asia and Latin America will also make those products less attractive to American consumers.
  4. Of course, relative citation frequencies are no measure of relative importance. Who has not aspired to write a paper so fundamental that very soon it is known to everyone and cited by no one?
  5. The Iraq war was fought by one -half of one percent of us. And unless we were part of that small group or had a relative who was, we went about our lives as usual most of the time: no draft, no new taxes, no changes. Not so for the small group who fought the war and their families.