allied by nature, origin, kinship, marriage, etc.
Music. (of tones) belonging to a melodic or harmonic series, so as to be susceptible of close connection.
connected by kinship or marriage
(in diatonic music) denoting or relating to a key that has notes in common with another key or keys
verb (used with object), involved, involving. 1. to include as a necessary circumstance, condition, or consequence; imply; entail: This job involves long hours and hard work. 2. to engage or employ. 3. to affect, as something within the scope of operation. 4. to include, contain, or comprehend within itself or its scope. 5. to bring […]
verb (used with object), invoked, invoking. 1. to call for with earnest desire; make supplication or pray for: to invoke God’s mercy. 2. to call on (a deity, Muse, etc.), as in prayer or supplication. 3. to declare to be binding or in effect: to invoke the law; to invoke a veto. 4. to appeal […]
noun 1. an existing connection; a significant association between or among things: the relation between cause and effect. 2. relations. the various connections between peoples, countries, etc.: foreign relations. the various connections in which persons are brought together: business and social relations. sexual intercourse. 3. the mode or kind of connection between one person and […]
adjective 1. of or relating to relations. 2. indicating or specifying some relation. 3. Grammar. serving to indicate relations between various elements in a sentence, as prepositions, conjunctions, etc. Compare notional (def 6). adjective 1. (grammar) indicating or expressing syntactic relation, as for example the case endings in Latin 2. having relation or being related […]