Meaning of “relative” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈrelətɪv/
Extra Examples
The children are being cared for by a relative.He has no living relatives.Have his relatives been informed?Most of her relatives live abroad.Sarah's had to go to the funeral of an elderly relative.

B1 a member of your family:

a party for friends and relatives

(Definition of “relative noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)