Definition of Pertinent

1. Adjective. Having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand. "Remarks that were to the point"

Similar to: Relevant
Derivative terms: Pertain, Pertinence, Pertinency



2. Adjective. Being of striking appropriateness and pertinence. "An apt reply"
Exact synonyms: Apposite, Apt
Similar to: Apropos
Derivative terms: Appositeness, Aptness, Pertain, Pertinence, Pertinency

Definition of Pertinent

1. a. Belonging or related to the subject or matter in hand; fit or appropriate in any way; adapted to the end proposed; apposite; material; relevant; as, pertinent illustrations or arguments; pertinent evidence.

Definition of Pertinent

1. Adjective. important with regards to (a subject or matter); relevant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pertinent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pertinent

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perticularly
pertinacious
pertinaciously
pertinaciousness
pertinacities
pertinacity
pertinant
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pertinately
pertineer
pertinence
pertinences
pertinencies
pertinency
pertinent (current term)
pertinently
pertly
pertness
pertnesses
pertook
pertransient
pertrochanteric fracture
perts
pertsevite
pertuisan
pertuisans
perturb
perturbability
perturbable

Literary usage of Pertinent

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1. Civil Procedure at Common Law by Alexander Martin (1899)
"Subordinate Rules, tain matter pertinent and material. | SEC. 310. Rule. — All Pleadings must contain Matter pertinent and material.1 This rule in an ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"450; the commentaries on Genesia; the pertinent sections in works on the history of ... viii., contains a series of pertinent articles by Sayce and Hommel. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen, Franklin Fiske Heard (1867)
"ALL PLEADINGS MUST CONTAIN MATTER pertinent AND MATERIAL. Thus, if to an action of assumpsit against an administratrix, laying promises by the intestate, ..."

4. The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses by Robert Louis Stevenson (1905)
"The son would be greeted with a droll witticism, or perhaps a pertinent suggestion for The Black Arrow. Even at the very end of my father-in- law's life, ..."

5. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1917)
"I: LISTS OF THE pertinent TEXTS OF ROMAN LAW; REFERENCES TO THE MODERN CODES AND TRANSLATIONS THEREOF, ALSO TO pertinent MODERN LEGAL LITERATURE Value of ..."

6. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1901)
"... preventing general infection, which otherwise would have resulted in death. Abdominal exploration first determined the conditions present. pertinent ..."

7. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"pertinent Paragraphs MRS. WHEELOCK'S Birds of California, the first book to absolutely cover this field, is published to-day. $2.50 net. ..."

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