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Synonyms for relevant
ˈrɛl ə vəntrel·e·vant

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  1. relevantadjective

    applicable, significant, in point, pertinent, germane, salient


  2. relevantadjective

    Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.

    His mother provided some relevant background information concerning his medical condition.

    pertinent, in point, significant, germane, salient, applicable


  3. relevantadjective

    Not out of date; current.

    applicable, salient, pertinent, germane, significant, in point


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relevant

    appropriate, pertinent, apt, applicable, bearing

    inappropriate, impertinent, irrelevant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. relevantadjective

    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"

    irrelevant, orthogonal, tangential, extraneous, moot, unsuitable, immaterial, digressive, inapplicable, impertinent

Editors Contribution

  1. contextualadjective

    Submitted by debnathcr on August 25, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. relevantadjective

    pertinent, applicable, fit, proper, apt, suitable, appropriate, apposite, to the purpose, to the point

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. relevantadjective

    pertinent, germane, apposite

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  1. Monica Ganley:

    When a border is closed or barriers to trade are put in place, I absolutely expect there would be an impact on consumers, we're absolutely going to see higher prices. This is a very real and very relevant concern for American consumers.

  2. Patricia Morris:

    There is no substitute today, no reproducible, robust and clinically relevant materials are otherwise available.

  3. Masa Takaya:

    We will keep working closely together with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the national government and relevant stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of the Games.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Mitt Romney was Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney should have beaten President Obama very easily, i guess Mitt Romney wants to be relevant.

  5. Stephen Kavanagh:

    Poor airports in North America is an opportunity to connect cities on the east coast directly to Dublin, we have such a small home market, we have to be internationally relevant in everything we do.

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