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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Relevant  \Rel"e*vant\  (-vant),  a.  [F.  relevant,  p.  pr  of 
  relever  to  raise  again  to  relieve.  See  {Relieve}.] 
  1.  Relieving;  lending  aid  or  support.  [R.]  --Pownall. 
 
  2.  Bearing  upon  or  properly  applying  to  the  case  in  hand; 
  pertinent;  applicable. 
 
  Close  and  relevant  arguments  have  very  little  hold 
  on  the  passions.  --Sydney 
  Smith. 
 
  3.  (Scots  Law)  Sufficient  to  support  the  cause 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  relevant 
  adj  1:  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" 
  [ant:  {irrelevant}] 
  2:  having  crucial  relevance;  "crucial  to  the  case";  "relevant 
  testimony"  [syn:  {crucial}] 




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