Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Relative"

The meaning of "Relative" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Что значит relative ?
A: RELATIVE (adjective) has to do with comparison to other similar things; a comparison to *related* things.

A country with political stability, compared to the political stability of other similar countries -
A company with employees who are qualified similarly to the qualifications of other companies’ employees -
Q: Что значит my relatives are driving me up the wall?
A: that your relatives( family) make you angry
Q: Что значит At least, so say older relatives who comment on your WhatsApp use during family gatherings. In this sentence, what does ‘so say’ mean? It’s not like the normal sentence structure for me. ?
A: That phrase is not used very often but it means that someone says or thinks a certain way that you are not sure you agree with. Example... Some men say women should just be housewives. So says men who are lazy and want someone to spoil them by doing everything for them.
Q: Что значит ​‎it may be impossible for relatives to make positive identifications. In this sentence, what's the meaning of "positive identifications."??
A: I'm not sure what the context is, but I think I might know.

When someone is deceased, it may be impossible for relatives to verify the identity of the deceased person.

positive identification = verify the identity, at least that's my guess without context.
Q: Что значит relative to?
A: "Relative to" means compared to.

"a high level of investment in research relative to the size of the country"

Compared to the size of the country. In other words, if the country is larger then the level of investment in research should be larger, but it the country is smaller then the level of investment in research should be smaller.

Example sentences using "Relative"

Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с relative and related?.
A: Relative:
The car was parked 100 meters relative to where we are

Sibling, cousins, and grandparents are at relative

Why would you bring that up it’s not relative to this conversation

Related:

A and B are related by blood because they’re cousins

And on a related topic, B is also ...
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с relative.
A: She is my relative.
Who is your favorite relative?
I don’t like it, but that’s all relative. (That doesn’t really matter)
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с relatives.
A: I went to visit my relatives last week.
I have a lot of relatives in Europe.
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с relative .
A: Happiness is relative to the persons wants and needs.
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Happiness is relative to their life goals and ambitions.

Synonyms of "Relative" and their differences

Q: В чем разница между relative to и associated with ?
A: Relative to: "My Korean is very bad relative to a native speaker."
Associated with: "My university is associated with one in Korea, so I can get Korean books to read."
Q: В чем разница между relative и extended family ?
A: Your immediate family is your mother, father, brother, sister, husband/wife, and your children. Anyone outside of that is your extended family.

The word “relative” can refer to any one of your family members, both immediate and extended.
Q: В чем разница между relative и relevant ?
A: “Relative” can mean a person that is related to a family or something related to a subject.
“Relevant” means “important”.

For example,


That’s one of my relatives from my mother’s side of the family.

Textbooks are relative to education.

The queen is quite a relevant figure (person).
Q: В чем разница между relative и kin ?
A: A relative is a family member. Kin can refer to family members related by blood, as in, "Next of kin," and also to kinship (the feeling of a familial or resonating bond to someone who is not related by blood).
Q: В чем разница между relative и related и relevent ?
A: Related means associated
rain is related to weather.

relative means position or an opinion of something is changeable from one person to other. for example germany is close to my country but Germany is far away for people living in the USA. so it s quite relative to where we are.

Translations of "Relative"

Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? He intends to visit his relatives next summer
-> It___(intention)his relatives next summer.
A: It is his intention to visit his relatives next summer.
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? relative
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Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? relative
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Q: Как сказать на Английском (британский вариант)? what's relatives pronouns ?
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Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? tell me please about you relatives toward Ukraine
A: All of that would be fine but instead of "toward" it would be "in" and instead of you it would be "your". Also reverse the "tell me" and the "please".

The sentence should be, "Please tell me about your relatives in Ukraine."

Other questions about "Relative"

Q: Пожалуйста, покажите как произносится relative, relatively .
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Q: All of my relatives gathered at my grandparents house from New Year's Eve.

大晦日から、親戚一同で祖父母の家に集まりました。 это звучит нормально?
A: It should be “for New Year’s Eve” not “from New Year’s Eve”
Q: Because all of my relatives live close to my place, I don't have hometown I can go back during the summer holidays.
это звучит нормально?
A: "Because my relatives live close to my place, I don't have to return to my hometown during the summer holidays."
Q: Visiting relatives can be boring.

Where is the ambiguity?
A: "Visiting relatives" can mean either relatives who are visiting you, or relatives whom you are visiting. This is ambiguous because from the sentence there is no way to know which meaning is intended.
Q: 1 - We're just distant relatives.
2 - We're close relatives.

or

1-We're just distantly relatives
2-We're closely relatives. это звучит нормально?
A: Distant
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"Distantly" is not a word.
"We're just distant relatives." - would be correct.
"We're distant relatives." - the "just" can be omitted, unless you're really trying the stress an unimportance of your relation to the other person because of how distant it is.

Close
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"We're close relatives." - though this could also imply relational closeness, instead of genealogical closeness.
"We're closely related."
"We're related." - the close could be omitted unless you are trying to stress the closeness of your relation

Immediate
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"We're immediate family." - typically just spouse and children (for insurance purposes), but otherwise includes parents (the children's grandparents).

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