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Relavent vs. Relevant: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on October 13, 2023
"Relavent" is a common misspelling of "Relevant." "Relevant" means pertinent or applicable.

Which is correct: Relavent or Relevant

How to spell Relevant?

Relavent is Incorrect

Relevant is Correct

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Key Differences

"Relevant" has the word "ele" in the middle, like in "elephant". No "a" after the first "e".
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Think of "Relate" and "Relevant" – both start with "Rela" and are about connection or applicability.
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"Relevant" is the valid spelling; “Relavent” is a-vent, as in “an event of error.”
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Envision a sign saying, "This is relevant," with no extra "a."
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Rhyme it: “If it’s pertinent, it’s relevant, not relavent.”
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Relavent and Relevant Definitions

Relavent

Relavent is an incorrect spelling of Relevant.
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Relevant

Bearing upon or connected with the subject.
The document provided relevant information.
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Relevant

Being closely connected or pertinent.
The theory is relevant to our study.
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Relevant

Directly related to the matter at hand.
Her comments were relevant to the discussion.
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Relevant

Appropriate to the current time or situation.
The article is still relevant today.
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Sep 10, 2023
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Relevant

Having a bearing or influence on a decision.
Prior experience is relevant for the job.
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Relevant

Having a bearing on or connection with the matter at hand.
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Relevant

Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture
Thought that the traditional male role of breadwinner was no longer relevant.
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Relevant

Related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.
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Relevant

(Usually and especially) Directly related, connected, or pertinent, with important ramifications or implications.
His mother provided some relevant background information concerning his medical condition.
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Relevant

Not out of date; current.
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Relevant

Relieving; lending aid or support.
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Relevant

Bearing upon, or properly applying to, the case in hand; pertinent; applicable.
Close and relevant arguments have very little hold on the passions.
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Relevant

Sufficient to support the cause.
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Relevant

Having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue;
The scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research
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Relevant

Having crucial relevance;
Crucial to the case
Relevant testimony
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FAQs

Why is it called Relevant?

The term "relevant" derives from the Latin "relevare" meaning "to lift up" or "relieve," which later evolved to mean "pertinent or applicable."
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What is the pronunciation of Relevant?

Relevant is pronounced as rel-uh-vuhnt.
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What is the verb form of Relevant?

Relevant is an adjective. The related verb is "relate."
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What is the root word of Relevant?

The root word of relevant is "relevare" from Latin.
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Oct 12, 2023

What is the plural form of Relevant?

Relevant is an adjective and does not have a plural form.
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Which preposition is used with Relevant?

The preposition "to" is often used with Relevant, as in "relevant to."
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Which vowel is used before Relevant?

The vowel "e" is used before "relevant."
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Oct 12, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Relevant?

Relevant doesn’t have a specific conjunction tied to it; any conjunction can be used depending on the sentence context.
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What is the singular form of Relevant?

Relevant is already in its singular form.
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Which article is used with Relevant?

Both "a" and "the" can be used before relevant depending on the context.
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Is Relevant a noun or adjective?

Relevant is an adjective.
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Is Relevant an adverb?

No, relevant is not an adverb.
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Oct 12, 2023

Is Relevant a negative or positive word?

Relevant is neutral; its connotation depends on context.
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Oct 12, 2023

Is the Relevant term a metaphor?

No, the term "relevant" is not a metaphor by itself, though it can be used metaphorically.
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Which determiner is used with Relevant?

Determiners like "the", "this", "that", "any", "some" can be used with relevant based on the context.
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Oct 12, 2023

What is the first form of Relevant?

Relevant is an adjective and doesn't have verb forms.
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Is Relevant a vowel or consonant?

Relevant is a word made up of both vowels and consonants.
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Is Relevant a collective noun?

No, relevant is an adjective and not a collective noun.
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How do we divide Relevant into syllables?

Relevant is divided as rel-e-vant.
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Oct 12, 2023

What is the third form of Relevant?

Relevant does not have a third form since it's an adjective.
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Is the word Relevant imperative?

No, relevant is not an imperative; it's an adjective.
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What is another term for Relevant?

Another term for relevant is "pertinent."
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How is Relevant used in a sentence?

"The information you provided is highly relevant to our study."
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What part of speech is Relevant?

Relevant is an adjective.
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What is the second form of Relevant?

Relevant does not have a second form as it is an adjective.
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Oct 12, 2023

Is Relevant an abstract noun?

No, relevant is an adjective, not a noun.
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Oct 12, 2023

Is Relevant a countable noun?

Relevant is not a noun, so it's not countable.
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How many syllables are in Relevant?

Relevant has three syllables.
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Oct 12, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Relevant?

The first syllable "rel" is stressed in "relevant."
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What is the opposite of Relevant?

The opposite of relevant is "irrelevant."
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