An example of relevant is a candidate's social view points to his bid for presidency.
Thought that the traditional male role of breadwinner was no longer relevant.
Origin of relevant
- Medieval Latin relevāns relevant- from Latin present participle of relevāre to relieve, raise up relieve
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French relevant (“assisting"), from Latin relevÄns, present active participle of relevÅ (“lift up again, lighten, relieve"), from re- (“again") + levÅ (“lift").