What does relevant mean?

Definitions for relevant
ˈrɛl ə vəntrel·e·vant

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"

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    Not out of date; current.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

How to pronounce relevant?

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How to say relevant in sign language?

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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. Hua Chunying:

    We hope that the relevant cooperation is normal, and that it can be meaningful to the peace and stability of the region.

  2. Judge Margaret Mahoney:

    Seems like a disconnect, going down and watching a different process of ballots, which were completed in a different fashion. I'm not sure that's relevant to what... the plaintiffs are saying is their harm here.

  3. Robert Driscoll:

    Maria's plea agreement requires cooperation with any relevant entities, maria Butina in January's complied with all such requests.

  4. Trey Gowdy:

    I fail to see how we're playing politics by talking to someone who sent a large number of memos to the top diplomat we had during the relevant time period.

  5. Mathias Cormann:

    Our embassy in South Korea has reached out to relevant officials in North Korea, there is obviously some complications in providing consular assistance into North Korea. We work through the Swedish government in North Korea and all of these steps are underway.

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