1. relations, dealings, social relation

usage: mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups


1. relations, dealings, social relation

usage: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

2. relation, abstraction, abstract entity

usage: the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur

3. sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge, sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity

usage: a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"

4. relative, relation, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: an act of narration; "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"

5. relation, telling, recounting, narration, recital, yarn

usage: (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"

6. relation back, relation, legal principle, judicial principle, judicial doctrine

usage: (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups; "international relations"

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