What does relevant mean?

Definitions for relevant
ˈrɛl ə vəntrel·e·vant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relevantadjective

    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. relevantadjective

    Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.

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

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

  2. relevantadjective

    Not out of date; current.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relevantadjective

    relieving; lending aid or support

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

  2. Relevantadjective

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

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

  3. Relevantadjective

    sufficient to support the cause

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

Editors Contribution

  1. relevant

    Appropriate and just.

    The information was relevant to the discussion therefore it was allowed to be discussed.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 6, 2020  

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

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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

Examples of relevant in a Sentence

  1. The Chinese Foreign Ministry:

    Relevant Chinese authorities then entered from the main entrance and took over.

  2. Hong Kong-based:

    This project is the action of the relevant company's own initiative. The Chinese government has not been involved.

  3. Xie Zhenhua:

    We will need to carry out international cooperation and research and development to reduce the costs of relevant technologies and to innovate so that we can reach our objectives.

  4. David Howman:

    As it relates to the particular allegations by Al-Jazeera, WADA expects that they will be carefully investigated by the relevant authorities and that, if warranted, necessary and appropriate steps would be taken.

  5. Hua Chunying:

    We will continue to maintain communication with relevant parties.

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