considered in relation or proportion to sb/sth else; comparative
"police are searching for relatives of the deceased"
"he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
"a relative stranger"
"the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime"
"earnings relative to production"
Discussed the relative advantages of tulips and asparagus.
出自： E. Waugh
The evil is not relative, but absolute.
出自： G. W. Knight
Age is relative..you're as old as you feel.
出自： A. Brookner