Definitions for pertinentˈpɜr tn ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

per•ti•nent*ˈpɜr tn ənt(adj.)

  1. pertaining directly and significantly to the matter at hand; relevant:

    pertinent details.

* Syn: See apt.

Origin of pertinent:

1350–1400; ME < L pertinent- (s. of pertinēns), prp. of pertinēre to pertain

per′ti•nent•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pertinent(adj)

    having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand

    "a list of articles pertinent to the discussion"; "remarks that were to the point"

  2. apposite, apt, pertinent(adj)

    being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

    "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"

Wiktionary

  1. pertinent(Adjective)

    important with regards to (a subject or matter); relevant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pertinent(adj)

    belonging or related to the subject or matter in hand; fit or appropriate in any way; adapted to the end proposed; apposite; material; relevant; as, pertinent illustrations or arguments; pertinent evidence

  2. Pertinent(adj)

    regarding; concerning; belonging; pertaining

Freebase

  1. Pertinent

    Pertinent was an Australian monthly periodical edited by Leon Batt. Contributors included Ian Mudie, Kylie Tennant, William Hart-Smith, the artist Rosaleen Norton and the poet Gavin Greenlees, Dulcie Deamer, Yvonne Webb, George Farwell, Marjorie Quinn, Marien Dreyer, and Robert Crossland Started in 1940 the magazine ceased publication in 1947.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

apt(adjective)

suitable

an apt remark.

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