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adj. having some reasonable connection with, and in regard to evidence in trial, having some value or tendency to prove a matter of fact significant to the case. Commonly an objection to testimony or physical evidence is that it is "irrelevant." (See: objection, irrelevant)
relevantadjective ad rem spectare, admissible, allied, applicable, apposite, appropriate, appurtenant, apropos, apt, associated, cognate, compatible, concerning, conformant, conforming, congruent, congruous, connected, consentaneous, consistent, consonant, correlated, correspondent, felicitous, fit, fitting, germane, important, material, pertaining to, pertinent, proper, referring to, relative, seasonable, suitable, tied in with, to the point, to the purpose
Associated concepts: relevant evidence, relevant question
See also: akin, applicable, apposite, appropriate, congruous, correlative, felicitous, fit, fitting, germane, important, interrelated, material, pertinent, proper, related, suitable, valuable