1. relevant

adjective. ['ˈrɛləvənt'] having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue.


  • pertinent
  • applicable


  • malapropos
  • digressive
  • orthogonal


  • relevant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • relevans (Latin)

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Rhymes with Relevant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce relevant?

Pronounce relevant as ˈrɛləvənt.

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How to spell relevant? Is it relevent? Or relevante? Common misspellings are:

  • relevent
  • relevante

Sentences with relevant

1. Adjective
As long as the topic of the story is relevant to your presentation, you can choose any story.

Quotes about relevant

1. Folks, it's time to evolve. That's why we're troubled. You know why our institutions are failing us, the church, the state, everything's failing? It's because, um – they're no longer relevant. We're supposed to keep evolving. Evolution did not end with us growing opposable thumbs. You do know that, right?
- Bill Hicks

2. I network like a Spanish Inquisitor. I am very good at extracting relevant information. And if you resist, you’ll only confirm your heresy.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. For some students, especially in the sciences, the knowledge gained in college may be directly relevant to graduate study. For almost all students, a liberal arts education works in subtle ways to create a web of knowledge that will illumine problems and enlighten judgment on innumerable occasions in later life.
- Derek Bok