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. SScotsLaw

Sufficient to support the cause.

 

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