What does relevant mean?

Definitions for relevantˈrɛl ə vənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word relevant.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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    Not out of date; current.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 Dictionary

  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.]

British National Corpus

  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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relevant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relevant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chris Imray:

    Understanding this can be used to help us manage head injuries as some of the techniques relevant at altitude might be relevant in a head injury patient.

  2. Robert J. Sawyer:

    How do you define God Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely more interesting and relevant than one that defied comprehension.

  3. Fred Waggoner:

    Success is relevant to coping with obstacles... But no problem is ever solved by those, who, when they fail, look for someone to blame instead of something to do.

  4. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    I hope that no American ... will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.

  5. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370:

    We will closely track the development of the situation, and maintain close contact with relevant sides. We will also work with relevant countries to make great efforts to continue the search work for MH370.

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