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"
Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.
His mother provided some relevant background information concerning his medical condition.
Not out of date; current.
Etymology: From relevant, from relevans, present active participle of relevo, from re- + levo.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
relieving; lending aid or support
bearing upon, or properly applying to, the case in hand; pertinent; applicable
sufficient to support the cause
Etymology: [F. relevant, p. pr. of relever to raise again, to relieve. See Relieve.]
Appropriate and just.
The information was relevant to the discussion therefore it was allowed to be discussed.Submitted by MaryC on February 6, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1286
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Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1976
Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Adjectives Frequency: #153
The numerical value of relevant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of relevant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- ذو صلةArabic
- pertinent, rellevantCatalan, Valencian
- asjakohane, seotudEstonian
- asiaankuuluva, relevantti, oleellinen, olennainenFinnish
- releváns, lényegesHungarian
- 関連, 適切, 関連しましたJapanese
- stosowny, odpowiedni, związanyPolish
- pertinente, relevantePortuguese
- pertinent, relevantRomanian
- релевантный, актуальный, уместный, соответствующий, относящийся к делу, имеющий отношениеRussian
- alakalı, ilgili, ilişkili, uygunTurkish
- liên quan, thích hợpVietnamese
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