Relation vs. Relationship

Relation vs. Relationship — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Relation and Relationship

Relationnoun

A logical or natural association between two or more things; relevance of one to another; connection

the relation between smoking and heart disease.

Relationshipnoun

The condition or fact of being related; connection or association.

Relationnoun

The connection of people by blood or marriage; kinship.

Relationshipnoun

Connection by blood or marriage; kinship.

Relationnoun

A person connected to another by blood or marriage; a relative.

Relationshipnoun

A particular type of connection existing between people related to or having dealings with each other

has a close relationship with his siblings.

Relationnoun

The way in which one person or thing is connected with another

the relation of parent to child.

Relationshipnoun

A romantic or sexual involvement.

Relationnoun

The mutual dealings or connections of persons, groups, or nations in social, business, or diplomatic matters

international relations.

Relationshipnoun

Connection or association; the condition of being related.

Relationnoun

Sexual intercourse.

Relationshipnoun

(mathematics) The links between the x-values and y-values of ordered pairs of numbers especially coordinates.

Relationnoun

The act of telling or narrating.

Relationshipnoun

Kinship; being related by blood or marriage.

Relationnoun

A narrative; an account.

Relationshipnoun

A romantic or sexual involvement.

Why are they being mean to her just because she wants a relationship with him?

Relationnoun

(Mathematics) A correspondence between two sets, consisting of a set of ordered pairs, the first element of each of which is from the first set, and the second element of each of which is from the second set. If A = {1,2} and B = {3,4}, then {(1,3), (1,4)} is a relation from A to B.

Relationshipnoun

A way in which two or more people behave and are involved with each other

I have a good working relationship with my boss.

Relationnoun

(Law) The principle by which an action done on a certain date is treated as having been done on an earlier date. Also called relation back.

Relationshipnoun

(music) The level or degree of affinity between keys, chords and tones.

Relationnoun

The manner in which two things may be associated.

The relation between diet and health is complex.

Relationshipnoun

a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness);

the relationship between mothers and their children

Relationnoun

A member of one's family.

Yes, he's a relation of mine, but only a distant one.

Relationshipnoun

a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection);

he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

Relationnoun

The act of relating a story.

Your relation of the events is different from mine.

Relationshipnoun

a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries

Relationnoun

(set theory) A set of ordered tuples.

Relationshipnoun

state of relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption

Relationnoun

(set theory) Specifically, a set of ordered pairs.

Equality is a symmetric relation, while divisibility is not.

Relationnoun

(databases) A set of ordered tuples retrievable by a relational database; a table.

This relation uses the customer's social security number as a key.

Relationnoun

(mathematics) A statement of equality of two products of generators, used in the presentation of a group.

Relationnoun

(category theory) A subobject of a product of objects.

Relationnoun

(usually collocated: sexual relation) The act of intercourse.

Relationnoun

an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

Relationnoun

the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur

Relationnoun

a person related by blood or marriage;

police are searching for relatives of the deceasedhe has distant relations back in New Jersey

Relationnoun

an act of narration;

he was the hero according to his own relationhis endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable

Relationnoun

(law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time;

his attorney argued for the relation back of the ammended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed

Relationnoun

(usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups;

international relations