Definitions for: Relevance


[n] the relation of something to the matter at hand



Webster (1913) Definition: Rel"e*vance (r?l"?*vans), Relevancy Rel"e*van*cy
(-van*s?), n.
1. The quality or state of being relevant; pertinency;
applicability.

Its answer little meaning, little relevancy bore.
--Poe.

2. (Scots Law) Sufficiency to infer the conclusion.

Synonyms: relevancy

Antonyms: irrelevance, irrelevancy

See Also: applicability, cogency, connectedness, connection, connexion, materiality, pertinence, pertinency, point, reference to, regard to, relation to, respect to

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