- The definition of germane is something relevant to the topic.
An example of germane information when trying to get a mortgage is your income, credit score and the price of the home.
- truly relevant; pertinent; to the point
- Obsolete akin; german
Origin of germanevariant, variety of german
(comparative more germane, superlative most germane)
Variant form of german, adapted in this sense in allusions to its use in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
germane - Legal Definition