One who, or that which, relates to, or is considered in its relation
to, something else; a relative object
or term; one of two object
or term; one of two
connected by any relation. Specifically:
connected by blood
or affinity; strictly, one allied by blood; a relation; a kinsman
or kinswoman. "Confining our care
. . . To ourselves and relatives." .
prnoun; a word
which relates to, or represents, other word
or phrase, called its antecedent; as, the relatives " who", "which", "that".
Source: Websters Vocabulary