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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rel·a·tive /ˈrɛlətɪv/
 親屬,親戚(a.)有關係的,相關的;相對的,比較的;成比例的

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 relative
 相對

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 relative
 相對傳輸位準

From: Network Terminology

 relative
 相對

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rel·a·tive, n. One who, or that which, relates to, or is considered in its relation to, something else; a relative object or term; one of two object or term; one of two objects directly connected by any relation. Specifically: (a) A person connected by blood or affinity; strictly, one allied by blood; a relation; a kinsman or kinswoman. “Confining our care . . . to ourselves and relatives.”  --Bp. Fell. (b) Gram. A relative pronoun; a word which relates to, or represents, another word or phrase, called its antecedent; as, the relatives “who”, “which”, “that”.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rel·a·tive a.
 1. Having relation or reference; referring; respecting; standing in connection; pertaining; as, arguments not relative to the subject.
 I'll have grounds
 More relative than this.   --Shak.
 2. Arising from relation; resulting from connection with, or reference to, something else; not absolute.
    Every thing sustains both an absolute and a relative capacity: an absolute, as it is such a thing, endued with such a nature; and a relative, as it is a part of the universe, and so stands in such a relations to the whole.   --South.
 3. Gram. Indicating or expressing relation; refering to an antecedent; as, a relative pronoun.
 4. Mus. Characterizing or pertaining to chords and keys, which, by reason of the identify of some of their tones, admit of a natural transition from one to the other.
 Relative clause Gram., a clause introduced by a relative pronoun.
 Relative term, a term which implies relation to, as guardian to ward, matter to servant, husband to wife.  Cf. Correlative.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 relative
      adj 1: not absolute or complete; "a relative stranger" [ant: absolute]
      2: properly related in size or degree or other measurable
         characteristics; usually followed by `to'; "punishment
         oughtt to be proportional to the crime"; "earnings
         relative to production" [syn: proportional]
      n 1: a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching
           for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant
           relations back in New Jersey" [syn: relation]
      2: an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as
         related by common descent or by membership in the same
         genus) [syn: congener, congenator]