American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Pertinence to the matter at hand.
- n. Applicability to social issues: a governmental policy lacking relevance.
- n. Computer Science The capability of a search engine or function to retrieve data appropriate to a user's needs.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as relevancy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being relevant; pertinency; applicability.
- n. (Scots Law) Sufficiency to infer the conclusion.
- n. the relation of something to the matter at hand
“˜Relevance™ in relevance theory, then, should not be taken to be just our ordinary conception of relevance; nor should it be equated with the ˜relevance™ of Grice's maxim, although it is connected to that and intended to provide a deepened understanding of what underlies the maxim.”
“I think that "bookstores are declining in relevance" is a little harsh.”
“And just as Murdoch symbolised the mainstream media industry at the peak of its power and used its influence so deftly, so his decline in relevance is a sharp reminder that the media establishment is all in the same boat.”
“As far as the title relevance is concerned I must simply disagree with both you and el_gramador.”
“We've also changed as we mentioned last year, kind of our focus on what we call relevance, which is which problems are we going to solve, how efficacious are our solutions for solving those problems, but also going to accessibility and scalability and going from being course centric to more resource centric.”
“MBA programs are run throughout the world, because their relevance is across industries, business sectors and economies.”
“I suppose it’s true if you use the word relevance like most people who regularly write about music, but it’s false if you think about how the world actually operates.”
““The only emotional connection of relevance is with my dog,” Robert explained.”
“The Las Vegas operations, which used to be the crown jewel, have declined in relevance and accounted for just $290 million in revenue.”
“The most immediate relevance is that I think this counts as a legitimate reason to be wary of the prospect of government-owned banks and therefore to make us skeptical about bank nationalization.”
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