[in-ter-ri-ley-shuh n]


reciprocal relation.

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

Historical Examples of inter-relationship

  • 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

  • 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

Word Origin and History for inter-relationship



1848, from inter- + relation.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper