Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Relevant and appropriate - synonyms or related words

relevant

adjective

directly connected with and important to what is being discussed or considered

appropriate

adjective

suitable or right for a particular situation or purpose

applicable

adjective

relevant to or affecting a particular situation or group of people

live

adjective

a live issue continues to be important and relevant

pertinent

adjective

formal

relevant to something

salient

adjective

formal

a salient fact, issue, or feature is one that is especially noticeable or relevant

apposite

adjective

formal

relevant and appropriate to what is happening or being discussed

germane

adjective

formal

relevant to a subject that is being discussed

to the point

relevant and worth paying attention to

fit

verb

if someone or something fits somewhere, they are small enough or the right size and shape to go there

Open Dictionary

crafternoon

an afternoon full of crafts

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog