pertinent
I adjective adapted, affinitive, appertaining, applicable, apposite, appropriate, appurtenant, apropos, apt, associated, associative, bearing on the question, belonging, concerning, connected, fit, fitting, germane, having direct bearing, having to do with, material, opposite, pertaining, referrential, referring, regarding, related, relating, relational, relevant, suitable, to the point, to the purpose, with reference to associated concepts: pertinent testimony, relevant evidence II index akin (germane), applicable, apposite, appropriate, felicitous, fit, germane, interrelated, intrinsic (belonging), material (important), noteworthy, related, relative (relevant), relevant, suitable, tangential

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  • pertinent — pertinent, ente [ pɛrtinɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1300 « qui a rapport à »; lat. pertinens, p. prés. de pertinere « concerner »; cf. impertinent 1 ♦ Dr. Qui a rapport à la question, qui se rapporte au fond même de la cause. Moyens pertinents et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pertinent — PERTINÉNT, Ă, pertinenţi, te, adj. 1. (livr.) Care se potriveşte exact obiectului despre care este vorba, care este adecvat pentru ceea ce vrea să argumenteze; potrivit, nimerit, convenabil; p. ext. care denotă profunzime, competenţă. ♦ (jur.)… …   Dicționar Român

  • Pertinent — Per ti*nent, a. [L. pertinens, entis, p. pr. of pertinere: cf. F. pertinent. See {Pertain}.] 1. 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pertinent — pertinent, ente (pèr ti nan, nan t ) adj. Terme de pratique. Qui se rapporte à la question, qui a trait à la question. •   Les reproches seront proposés par la partie ou par son avoué avant la déposition du témoin, qui sera tenu de s expliquer… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • pertinent — Pertinent, Ce que tu dis n est point pertinent, ne à propos, Quod dicis, nihil ad rem, Ad rem non pertinet. Lieu plus pertinent, Plus convenable et à propos, Commodior locus. On ne sçauroit faire chose plus pertinente, ne qui vint mieux à propos …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • pertinent to — index comparative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pertinent — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. purtinaunt (late 13c.), from O.Fr. partenant (mid 13c.), from L. pertinentem (nom. pertinens) pertaining, prp. of pertinere to relate, concern (see PERTAIN (Cf. pertain)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pertinent — *relevant, germane, material, apposite, applicable, apropos Analogous words: fitting, apt, happy, felicitous (see FIT): pat, *seasonable, opportune, timely, well timed Antonyms: impertinent: foreign …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pertinent — [adj] relevant, suitable admissible, ad rem, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, connected, fit, fitting, germane, kosher*, legit*, material, on target*, on the button*, on the nose*, opportune, pat*, pertaining, proper, related,… …   New thesaurus

  • pertinent — Pertinent, [pertin]ente. adj. Qui est tel qu il convient. Il ne se dit guere que dans les phrases suivantes. Raisons pertinentes. excuses pertinentes. il m a convaincu par des raisons trés pertinentes. ce n est pas là une excuse pertinente. On… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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