Consideration vs Relation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between consideration and relation

is that consideration is consideration (the process of considering) while relation is relation.

consideration

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The thought process of considering, of taking everything into account.
  • ''After much consideration, I have decided to stay.
  • Something considered as a reason or ground for a (possible) decision.
  • The tendency to consider others.
  • ''You showed remarkable consideration in giving up your place for your friend.
    ''Will you noisy children show some consideration and stop your infernal screaming? I'm trying to study!
  • A payment or other recompense for something done.
  • ''Sure I'll move my car, but only for a consideration .
  • (legal) A matter of inducement for something promised; something valuable given as recompense for a promise, which causes the promise to become binding as a contract.
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  • Importance, claim to notice, regard.
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  • [...] settled down on a small property he had near Quimper to live for the rest of his days in peace; but the failure of an attorney left him suddenly penniless, and neither he nor his wife was willing to live in penury where they had enjoyed consideration .

    relation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The manner in which two things may be associated.
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  • *:Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, of errand not wholly obvious to their fellows, yet of such sort as to call into query alike the nature of their errand and their own relations . It is easily earned repetition to state that Josephine St. Auban's was a presence not to be concealed.
  • A member of one's family.
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  • The act of relating a story.
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  • A set of ordered tuples.
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  • *:Signs are, first of all, physical things: for example, chalk marks on a blackboard, pencil or ink marks on paper, sound waves produced in a human throat. According to Reichenbach, "What makes them signs is the intermediary position they occupy between an object and a sign user, i.e., a person." For a sign to be a sign, or to function as such, it is necessary that the person take account of the object it designates. Thus, anything in nature may or may not be a sign, depending on a person's attitude toward it. A physical thing is a sign when it appears as a substitute for, or representation of, the object for which it stands with respect to the sign user. The three-place relation' between sign, object, and sign user is called the ''sign '''relation''''' or '''''relation of denotation .
  • (lb) Specifically , a set of ordered pairs.
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  • (lb) A set of ordered tuples retrievable by a relational database; a table.
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  • (lb) A statement of equality of two products of generators, used in the presentation of a group.
  • The act of intercourse.
  • Synonyms

    * (way in which two things may be associated) connection, link, relationship * (sense, member of one's family) relative * (act of relating a story) recounting, telling * correspondence * See also

    Hyponyms

    * (set theory) function

    Derived terms

    * blood relation * close relation * direct relation * distant relation * equivalence relation * friends and relations * indirect relation * inverse relation * shirttail relation * relations * relationship

    Anagrams

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