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Definition of "relatives" []

  • Plural form of relative. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "relatives" in a sentence
  • "Just about everyone agrees that having a majority of black children growing up with either single mothers, grandparents or other relatives is a problem."
  • "At the same time, in Saudi Arabia, there was a telethon earlier this week to raise money for what they call the relatives of the martyrs, those killed during operations against Israel, those killed by the Israelis."
  • "When the mind so considers one thing, that it does as it were bring it to, and set it by another, and carries its view from one to the other — this is, as the words import, relation and respect; and the denominations given to positive things, intimating that respect, and serving as marks to lead the thoughts beyond the subject itself denominated to something distinct from it, are what we call relatives; and the things so brought together, related."