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Princeton's WordNet

  1. germane(p)(adj)

    relevant and appropriate

    "he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue"



  1. germane(noun)

    germanium tetrahydride, monogermane, germanomethane, apt, pertinent, relevant, on-topic

  2. germane(noun)

    Related to the topic being discussed or considered.

    germanomethane, germanium tetrahydride, monogermane, pertinent, apt, relevant, on-topic

  3. germane(noun)

    Any organic derivative of this compound.

    monogermane, germanomethane, germanium tetrahydride

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. germane

    allied, kindred, related, homogeneous, appropriate, akin, pertinent, relative

    unconnected, foreign, alien, irrelevant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. germane(a.)

    related, akin, allied

  2. germane(a.)

    relevant, pertinent, apposite, appropriate, suitable, fitting, to the purpose, to the point

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. germane(a)

    related, allied, akin, relevant, appropriate

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  1. Larry Kudlow:

    He says it was a spoof. That's what he's told me -- I do buy it. I know him ; he's kind of a great sense of humor wiseass kind of guy, what can I tell ya ? I don't think it's germane. I don't think he was making a statement. I think he was making a spoof. Our support is still there, still there.

  2. California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff:

    I'm not sure that Robert Mueller team's germane, for example, for the judge to be asking how much Bob Mueller has spent on the investigation, robert Mueller team's appropriate to ask about the scope of what Bob Mueller is doing, but Bob Mueller is well within the scope of Bob Mueller jurisdiction in charging Paul Manafort and( former national security adviser Michael) Flynn and the others.

  3. Bill Evanina:

    You don't have to work for the CIA or have access to the most prized information for you to be a target, often times they go for more people with access to information that is more germane to.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    Let me speak for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, I am opposed to non-germane amendments, whether it's funding for the FBI building or for example whether in the Democratic House bill it's a tax cut for high income earners in blue states or other non-germane amendments in the House bill like marijuana studies or aid to illegal immigrants.

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