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

The meaning of "Relative" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does my relatives are driving me up the wall mean?
A: that your relatives( family) make you angry
Q: What does 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. mean?
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: What does ​‎it may be impossible for relatives to make positive identifications. In this sentence, what's the meaning of "positive identifications."? mean?
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: What does relative to mean?
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.
Q: What does relative mean?
A: Family member.
Mother; cousin; great grandfather ect.

Example sentences using "Relative"

Q: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with relatives.
A: I went to visit my relatives last week.
I have a lot of relatives in Europe.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 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: What is the difference between relative and 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: What is the difference between relative and 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: What is the difference between relative and related and 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.
Q: What is the difference between relative and related ?
A: Related: connected in some way
"Your question is related to English."
"I am related to my family by blood."

Relative: compared to
"Relative to Arnold Shwarzenegger, I am very small."
"Relative to Verne Troyer, I am very large."
Q: What is the difference between relative and relevant ?
A: Relevant = related to the topic in a significant way
"I thought you might find this book relevant to your research paper."
Relative means "in comparison to". "That test was relatively easy, especially compared to the one I almost failed."
They are different words basically.

Translations of "Relative"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 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: How do you say this in English (US)? relative
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? relative
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? what's relatives pronouns ?
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 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: Please show me how to pronounce 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。 does this sound natural?
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.
does this sound natural?
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. does this sound natural?
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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