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rel·e·vant

 (rĕl′ə-vənt)
adj.
1. Having a bearing on or connection with the matter at hand.
2. Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture: thought that the traditional male role of breadwinner was no longer relevant.

[Medieval Latin relevāns, relevant-, from Latin, present participle of relevāre, to relieve, raise up; see relieve.]

rel′e·vance (-vəns) n.
rel′e·vant·ly adv.
Synonyms: relevant, apropos, germane, material, pertinent
These adjectives describe what relates to and has a direct bearing on the matter at hand: researched websites relevant to her course of study; an apropos response that concisely answered my question; comments that were germane to the topic of discussion; reiterated the material facts of the lawsuit; assigned pertinent articles for the class to read.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.relevance - the relation of something to the matter at hand
connection, connexion, connectedness - a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
materiality - relevance requiring careful consideration
cogency - persuasive relevance
point - a style in speech or writing that arrests attention and has a penetrating or convincing quality or effect
applicability, pertinence, pertinency - relevance by virtue of being applicable to the matter at hand
irrelevance, irrelevancy - the lack of a relation of something to the matter at hand

relevance

noun
Translations
صِلَه بالمَوْضوع
důležitost
relevansvigtighed
òaî aî koma tilteknu máli viî; mikilvægi
závažnosť
pomembnosttehtnost

relevance

[ˈreləvəns] Npertinencia f, relevancia f
matters of doubtful relevanceasuntos de dudosa pertinencia or relevancia
what is the relevance of that?y eso ¿tiene que ver (con lo que estamos discutiendo)?

relevance

[ˈrɛləvəns] npertinence f
She did not see the relevance of his remarks → Elle ne voyait pas la pertinence de ses remarques.
the relevance of sth to sth → la pertinence de qch par rapport à qch
the relevance of sth to sb → la pertinence de qch pour qn

relevance

, relevancy
nRelevanz f; to be of particular relevance (to somebody)(für jdn) besonders relevant sein; what is the relevance of your question to the problem?inwiefern ist Ihre Frage für das Problem relevant?; to have no relevance to somethingirrelevant für or bei etw sein

relevance

[ˈrɛləvəns] npertinenza
relevance of sth to sth → rapporto tra qc e qc

relevant

(ˈreləvənt) adjective
connected with or saying something important about what is being spoken about or discussed. I don't think his remarks are relevant (to our discussion); Any relevant information should be given to the police.
ˈrelevance noun
References in classic literature ?
We have had a very pleasant time of it here," he said, giving up as inexplicable the relevance of the doctrine of necessity.
To poor Dorothea these severe classical nudities and smirking Renaissance-Correggiosities were painfully inexplicable, staring into the midst of her Puritanic conceptions: she had never been taught how she could bring them into any sort of relevance with her life.
My name is Sheldon, David Sheldon," he said, with direct relevance, holding out a thin hand.
But he was far too just a man to deny the relevance of the remark.
This second way of classifying particulars is one which obviously has more relevance to psychology than the other.
Public relations and brand building firm Relevance New York announced the relocation of its Midtown headquarters.
para]]Scott Darrohn, chief operating officer (COO) at fishbat, explains why businesses should use their Facebook ad relevance score to improve promotions: "Facebook determines what content people see in their News Feeds based on several factors, including each post's 'relevance.
Right Relevance is a venture capital funded startup based in Silicon Valley.
They retained their relevance but it took a new executive director, a new vision, and a new facility.
This course is designed for the cosmetic chemist to help them understand the very basic principles behind molecular biology, specifically selected biological markers, gene expression and relevance to cosmetic science.
Elevating Excellence - Defining Choices that Lead to Relevance
The difference, however, is that Litt explained the relevance standard in section 215 as if it was similar to that in criminal and civil contexts outside of national security.