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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