WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
- connected with the matter at hand;
pertinent:a comment relevant to the topic.
- bearing upon or connected with the matter in hand;
pertinent:a relevant remark.
- Medieval Latin relevant- (stem of relevāns), special use of Latin, present participle of relevāre to raise, lift up. See relieve, -ant
- applicable, germane, apposite, appropriate, suitable, fitting. See apt.
- See irrelevant.