- The definition of relevant is connected or related to the current situation.
An example of relevant is a candidate's social view points to his bid for presidency.
relevant definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Midieval Latin relevans, present participle of relevare, to bear upon ; from Classical Latin to lift up: see relieve
relevant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Medieval Latin relevāns, relevant-, from Latin, present participle of relevāre, to relieve, raise up; see relieve.
- relˈe·vant·ly adverb