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Definition of "relationship" []

  • The condition or fact of being related; connection or association. (noun)
  • Connection by blood or marriage; kinship. (noun)
  • A particular type of connection existing between people related to or having dealings with each other: has a close relationship with his siblings. (noun)
  • A romantic or sexual involvement. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "relationship" in a sentence
  • "Though there are many, both men and women, who still try to build a solid relationship from a “Purely Sexual” relationship… much to their folly."
  • "Hogan's relationship with a range of Rupert Murdoch-owned ­companies and Lovells 'longstanding ­relationship with ITV are expected to ­create conflict issues for the merged firm."
  • "Let’s see here… my last real relationship was with Andy .. and that was from October 7th, 2002-January 2nd, 2003.. and then we had like a fling at the end of February through mid-March or whatever, but yeah, that was my last real relationship… and it ended with him going wack."