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Meaning of RELEVANT

Pronunciation:  'reluvunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having crucial relevance; "crucial to the case"; "relevant testimony"
  2. [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"
 

RELEVANT is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: applicable, at issue(a), crucial, germane(p), in dispute(p), in hand(p), in question(p), material, pertinent, related, to the point(p), under consideration(p)
 
 Antonyms: irrelevant
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rel"e*vant\ (-vant), a. [F. relevant, p. pr. of
relever to raise again, to relieve. See {Relieve}.]
1. Relieving; lending aid or support. [R.] --Pownall.

2. Bearing upon, or properly applying to, the case in hand;
   pertinent; applicable.

         Close and relevant arguments have very little hold
         on the passions.                      --Sydney
                                               Smith.

3. (Scots Law) Sufficient to support the cause.

 

 

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