[ri-ley-tid] /rɪˈleɪ tɪd/
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
“connected by blood or marriage,” 1702, past participle adjective from relate (v.). Related: Relatedness.
[rel-uh-tiv] /ˈrɛl ə tɪv/ noun 1. a person who is connected with another or others by blood or marriage. 2. something having, or standing in, some or connection to something else. 3. something dependent upon external conditions for its specific nature, size, etc. (opposed to ). 4. Grammar. a , adjective, or adverb. adjective 5. […]
[non-rel-uh-ti-vis-tik, non-] /ˈnɒn rɛl ə tɪˈvɪs tɪk, ˌnɒn-/ noun, Physics. 1. a form of quantum mechanics that excludes effects and is approximately applicable to low-energy problems, as the structure of atoms and molecules.
[ri-lahy-uh-buh l] /rɪˈlaɪ ə bəl/ adjective 1. that may be on or trusted; dependable in achievement, accuracy, honesty, etc.: reliable information. /rɪˈlaɪəbəl/ adjective 1. able to be trusted; predictable or dependable adj. 1560s, raliabill, Scottish; see rely + -able. Not common before 1850; and sometimes execrated thereafter in Britain as an Americanism because it involves […]
[ri-lahy-uh ns] /rɪˈlaɪ əns/ noun 1. confident or trustful dependence. 2. . 3. something or someone on. /rɪˈlaɪəns/ noun 1. dependence, confidence, or trust 2. something or someone upon which one relies n. c.1600, from rely + -ance.