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pertinentadjective adapted, affinitive, appertaining, applicable, apposite, appropriate, appurtenant, apropos, apt, associated, associative, bearing on the question, belonging, concerning, connected, fit, fitting, germane, having direct bearing, having to do with, material, opposite, pertaining, referring, regarding, related, relating, relational, suitable, to the point, to the purpose, with reference to
Associated concepts: pertinent testimony, relevant evidence
See also: akin, applicable, apposite, appropriate, felicitous, fit, germane, important, interrelated, intrinsic, material, noteworthy, related, relative, relevant, suitable, tangential
PERTINENT, evidence. Those facts which tend to prove the allegations of the party offering them, are called pertinent; those which have no such tendency are called impertinent, 8 Toull. n. 22. By pertinent is also meant that which belongs. Willes, 319.