What does relevant mean?

Definitions for relevant
ˈrɛl ə vəntrel·e·vant

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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.

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

  2. relevant(Adjective)

    Not out of date; current.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relevant(adj)

    relieving; lending aid or support

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

  2. Relevant(adj)

    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. Relevant(adj)

    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. Lawrence Goldstone:

    If Supreme Court chooses to pretend that what was said was not said, and that blatant motive is not relevant, we are back to the late 19th century indeed, in criminal cases, motive and intent is everything. Why not here ?

  2. Julian King:

    In China, they have a national intelligence law that puts broad requirements on organisations to support and collaborate on national intelligence work and it's a particular legal legislative framework which is relevant.

  3. Barry Roux:

    There was no intention to act unlawfully, that was the judge's findings. If there is an absence of illegality then dolus eventualis is not relevant. He lacked the intention of illegality, therefore he couldn't have committed murder.

  4. Chip Ganassi Racing:

    As we continue to evaluate the situation with all the relevant parties, it became obvious that this was the only appropriate course of action to take.

  5. Leah Hadley:

    I will consider making a change in portfolios if there has been a change in the fund's strategy and it no longer makes sense in my overall strategy with the client, i will also sell out of a mutual fund that is consistently under-performing the relevant benchmark.

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