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"


  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    Not out of date; current.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


  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. Brandt Snedeker:

    I think I'm relevant again.

  2. Hedy Kindler:

    This disease remains relevant.

  3. Jeff Copeland:

    I think it’s relevant to the case.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    They will be relevant to this process.

  5. Vladimir Putin:

    This is relevant, and we are working on it.

Images & Illustrations of relevant

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