Need another word that means the same as “relatively”? Find 14 synonyms and 30 related words for “relatively” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Relatively” are: comparatively, to some degree, to some extent, partly, partially, half, in some measure, moderately, up to a point, a little, somewhat, in comparison, by comparison, proportionately
Relatively as an Adverb
Definitions of "Relatively" as an adverb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “relatively” as an adverb can have the following definitions:
- In relation, comparison, or proportion to something else.
- In a relative manner; by comparison to something else.
- Regarded in comparison with something else rather than absolutely; quite.
Synonyms of "Relatively" as an adverb (14 Words)
|a little||Not much.|
|by comparison||So as to pass a given point.|
|comparatively||To a moderate degree as compared to something else; relatively.|
Inflation was comparatively low.
|half||Partially or to the extent of a half.|
I am half inclined to believe you.
|in comparison||To or toward the inside of.|
|in some measure||To or toward the inside of.|
|moderately||To a moderately sufficient extent or degree.|
Both hotels are moderately priced.
|partially||In part; in some degree; not wholly.|
The work partially fulfills the function of a historical memoir.
|partly||To some extent; in some degree; not wholly.|
The result is partly a matter of skill and partly of chance.
|proportionately||To a proportionate degree.|
Your salary will rise proportionately to your workload.
|somewhat||To a moderate extent or by a moderate amount; rather.|
Matters have improved somewhat since then.
|to some degree||Imprecise but fairly close to correct.|
|to some extent||Imprecise but fairly close to correct.|
|up to a point||Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.|
Usage Examples of "Relatively" as an adverb
- The situation is relatively calm now.
- They were very poor, but, relatively speaking, they had been lucky.
- The site was cheap and relatively clean.
Associations of "Relatively" (30 Words)
|analogous||Comparable in certain respects, typically in a way which makes clearer the nature of the things compared.|
Salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar.
|cling||A clingstone peach.|
You are clinging to him for security.
|cohere||(of an argument or theory) be logically consistent.|
The principles by which societies cohere.
|comparatively||In a relative manner; by comparison to something else.|
Inflation was comparatively low.
|compare||Estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between.|
John compared his haircut to his friend s.
|comparison||The formation of the comparative and superlative forms of adjectives and adverbs.|
They made a comparison of noise levels.
|connection||An arrangement or opportunity for catching a connecting train, bus, aircraft, etc.|
Connection to the internet.
|contrarily||Contrary to expectations.|
|contrast||A thing or person having qualities noticeably different from another.|
The middle school teacher contrasted her best student s work with that of her weakest student.
|contrastingly||In a contrasting manner.|
|corresponding||Similar especially in position or purpose.|
All rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities.
|counterpoint||Write in counterpoint.|
The cream walls and maple floors are counterpointed by black accents.
|differ||Be of different opinions.|
The second set of data differed from the first.
|different||Distinct or separate.|
This new music is certainly different but I don t really like it.
|differently||In varied ways; diversely.|
We work differently from other developers.
|distinction||Excellence that sets someone or something apart from others.|
She gained a distinction in her diploma.
|equate||Make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching.|
That sum equates to half a million pounds today.
|invidious||(of an action or situation) likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others.|
|liken||Consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous.|
Racism is likened to a contagious disease.
|likeness||Similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things.|
Her likeness to him was astonishing.
|link||Be or become joined or united or linked.|
Sign language interpreters represent a vital link between the deaf and hearing communities.
|linked||Connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks.|
|related||Associated with the specified item or process, especially causally.|
Painting and the related arts.
|relation||The way in which two or more people or groups feel about and behave towards each other.|
He has distant relations back in New Jersey.
|relative||A relative pronoun determiner or adverb.|
The firms are relative newcomers to computers.
|similar||Resembling or similar having the same or some of the same characteristics often used in combination.|
The principle of treatment by similars.
|similitude||Similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things.|
Conrad uses a range of constructions which express or imply similitude.
|twofold||Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities.|
A twofold increase in the risk.
|unfavorable||Involving or creating circumstances detrimental to success or effectiveness.|
Made an unfavorable impression.
|unlike||Not like; different from.|
He was very unlike to any other man.