The Harper Lee Award left the room under the arm of a relative.
relative to the U.S. economy, that's more than the New Deal spent on the job-creation programs of the 1930s.
In the last decade Sinai tourism has boomed, a result of relative security ensured by endless police checkpoints.
For a year now, however, relative peace has reigned within the Obama administration on these matters.
Naturally, foreign journalists have beaten a path to the relative safety of neighboring Kenya to interview the elusive pirates.
Up and down are arbitrary or relative terms after all, in the universe.
Among the natives was a woman mourning for the death of a relative.
I can hear no more until you assume a tone better suited to our relative positions.
The hall-mark of all Christians is a relative purity, not of actions, but of soul.
A thought came to him: how like his performances in his room at college when he had heard that a relative was coming to see him.
late 14c., "a relative pronoun," from Old French relatif (13c.), from Late Latin relativus "having reference or relation," from Latin relatus, past participle of referre "to refer" (see refer). Meaning "person in the same family" first recorded 1650s.
early 15c., "having reference," from Middle French relatif and directly from Late Latin relativus (see relative (n.)). Meaning "compared to each other" is from 1590s; that of "depending on a relationship to something else" is from 1610s.
Early system on IBM 650. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).