Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that is relevant.
  • n. Relevance; pertinence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The degree to which a thing is relevant; applicability
  • n. A relevant thing.
  • n. sufficiency to infer the conclusion

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of affording relief or aid.
  • n. The state or character of being relevant or pertinent; pertinence; applicableness; definite or obvious relation; recognizable connection.
  • n. In Scots law, fitness or sufficiency to bring about a decision.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the relation of something to the matter at hand

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Examples

  • Struggling to maintain relevancy in the shadows of web-giant brethren like Amazon and Google, Yahoo has expanded its cloud computing research initiative.

    Is Research Yahoo’s Cloud Calling?

  • That does not make the transgressions which have been brought to light in the United States, less bad or more pardonable, nor do I mean to offer it as an example of how such things should be handled, but it does bear a certain relevancy from the point of view of "relativity."

    An International Survey

  • If a link has an image rather than anchor text, it doesn't mean you have to miss out on passing term relevancy to your destination page.

    Search Engine Optimization and Marketing News provided by Cumbrowski.com

  • Using keywords that are part of your text for your directory improves the keyword relevancy that you use in the website title during the directory submission.

    Digital Point Forums

  • They flat out despise relevancy manipulation, and have shown they are willing to trade some short term relevancy if it guides people along toward making higher quality content.

    TopTut.com - Top Tutorials

  • Navigation is critical to getting a site spidered, maintaining optimal search visibility, increasing your keyword relevancy scores, and improving the transparency of a site's topical hierarchy.

    SEO Consultant - Shimon Sandler

  • Those who disregard and manipulate the wishes of the people may temporary gain short term relevancy, but they are inching towards long term destructions and political cemeteries.

    Taiping Coffee

  • Chris Moisan of Taptu said, as a mobile search engine, if you know someone’s location and there’s an intention then having Yellow Pages content where there’s a relevancy is a no-brainer.

    October « 2008 « Innovation Cloud

  • I made my point clearly, it’s relevancy is that you are claiming to be a republican on a republican site who consistently provides cover for the Obama admins many follies.

    So, what’s the most offensive part of this missile defense cave? - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • When they finally did go live after our changes we were able to get a lift of about 350% in relevancy.

    What is Search Analytics and Why Should I Care? | Managing Greatness

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