Definitions for relevantˈrɛl ə vənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. relevant(adj)

    having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue

    "the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"

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  1. relevant(Adjective)

    Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.

    His mother provided some relevant background information concerning his medical condition.

  2. relevant(Adjective)

    Not out of date; current.

  3. Origin: From relevant, from relevans, present active participle of relevo, from re- + levo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Relevant(adj)

    relieving; lending aid or support

  2. Relevant(adj)

    bearing upon, or properly applying to, the case in hand; pertinent; applicable

  3. Relevant(adj)

    sufficient to support the cause

  4. Origin: [F. relevant, p. pr. of relever to raise again, to relieve. See Relieve.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1286

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1976

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Adjectives Frequency: #153


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