Word family noun relevanceirrelevance adjective relevantirrelevant adverb relevantlyirrelevantly
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrelevantrel‧e‧vant /ˈreləvənt/ ●●● S2 W2 AWL adjective CONNECTED WITHdirectly relating to the subject or problem being discussed or considered OPP irrelevant Relevant documents were presented in court. We received all the relevant information.relevant to What experience do you have that is relevant to this position?relevantly adverb
Examples from the Corpus
relevantThe same rules for finding the root are no longer relevant.It's obvious how the players feel but the manager's opinion is equally as relevant.The judge ruled that the defendant's previous conviction was relevant and could be discussed during the case.Such a curriculum would be relevant at a time when relevance was dearly sought.Do you have any relevant experience in advertising?Marriage and the family were only thought to be relevant in considering young women's careers, not young men's.Selection is made of those instruments which give the most relevant information at the time.We can't make a decision until we have all the relevant information.I shall not be able to get into any of the relevant storerooms because access in period one is always erratic.In that event science must be seen to be relevant to the issues which concern them.I don't think your arguments are relevant to this discussion.relevant toKids have to understand how school is relevant to their lives.
Origin relevant (1500-1600) Latin present participle of relevare to raise up