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    Not out of date; current.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

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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. Wuhan Mayor Zhou Xianwang:

    We understand that the public is unsatisfied with our information disclosure. On one hand, we failed to disclose relevant information in a timely manner ; on the other, we did not make sufficient use of valid information to improve our work, as for the late disclosure, I hope the public can understand that it's an infectious disease, and relevant information should be released according to the law. As a local government, we can only disclose information after being authorized.

  2. Anja Seibert-Fohr:

    We are still missing information about real investigations and the prosecution, therefore we asked (Canada) to urgently address this issue of these murdered and missing indigenous women and we proposed some measures, for example a national inquiry into this phenomenon but also a review of the relevant legislation.

  3. Major League Baseball:

    With respect to the Venezuelan Winter League, MLB will suspend its involvement in that league until it receives direction from the relevant agencies that participation by affiliated players is consistent with the Executive Order.

  4. Maersk Line:

    As we do not have the details of the ruling, we are not able to comment hereon, nor at this point speculate on our options, our paramount concern remains the safety of the crew and the safe release of the vessel. We will continue to do everything we can to resolve this matter with the relevant Iranian authorities.

  5. David Hogan:

    Even when a physician can evaluate the potential impact of a diagnosis in an office setting, they are not directly observing the person’s driving skills on the road, which is the most relevant issue when assessing driving safety.

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