Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Relevant (Page: 1214)

Rel"e*vant (-vant), a. [F. relevant, p. pr. of relever to raise again, to relieve. See Relieve.]

1. Relieving; lending aid or support. [R.] Pownall.

2. Bearing upon, or properly applying to, the case in hand; pertinent; applicable.

Close and relevant arguments have very little hold on the passions. Sydney Smith.

3. (SScots Law) Sufficient to support the cause.