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.

  2. relevantadjective

    Not out of date; current.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. RELEVANTadjective

    Relieving. Dict.

    Etymology: French.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relevantadjective

    relieving; lending aid or support

  2. Relevantadjective

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

  3. Relevantadjective

    sufficient to support the cause

  4. 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. Alex Smith:

    You can't send direct mail or advertising to an 18-24 year old on a college campus, that's just not going to work, but if you look at Rand Paul, he was one of the first candidates to be on SnapChat ... he often visits college campuses, which not many candidates do, and those are two examples of where he's taking his message, again a relevant message to this generation, directly to them.

  2. Mene Pangalos:

    The big thing here is the magnitude of what we are trying to do, this takes it to a completely different level and I think it is going to be relevant of every therapeutic area.

  3. General Rodolfo Palomino:

    I appreciate that the relevant investigations are going ahead, as I requested, and I'm sure they will lead to the truth of false accusations that have been made against me in a reckless and sustained manner.

  4. Andra Addison:

    It's why libraries continue to be relevant. where else can you go Seattle Public Library offers all this for free ? Whether you're in a three-piece suit or a three-day beard, you can go into a library and be welcomed.

  5. Beth Nolley:

    I didn't think it would be relevant beyond (the Women's March), but it still is. For anything where people come together for a cause, it seems relevant to wear. we wanted it to be more earthy, so we added some color to ours and I made my friend's green one there.

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