[in-ter-ri-ley-shuh n]


reciprocal relation.

Nearby words

  1. interrecord gap,
  2. interregional,
  3. interregnum,
  4. interrelate,
  5. interrelated,
  6. interrelationship,
  7. interreligious,
  8. interrex,
  9. interrobang,
  10. interrog.

Origin of interrelation

First recorded in 1840–50; inter- + relation

Related formsin·ter·re·la·tion·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for inter-relationship

  • We are now ready to consider in detail this inter-relationship of society, and to examine the natural laws which govern it.

    Monopolies and the People|Charles Whiting Baker
  • Moreover the right study of a trade or profession induces a perception of the inter-relationship of all human activity.

  • For through sex the sense of individual, and subsequently personal, inter-relationship comes into being.

    Beauty and the Beast|Stewart A. McDowall

Word Origin and History for inter-relationship



1848, from inter- + relation.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper