n. pertinency, relevancy

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  • germaneness — noun The property of being germane …   Wiktionary

  • germaneness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The fact of being related to the matter at hand: applicability, application, appositeness, bearing, concernment, materiality, pertinence, pertinency, relevance, relevancy. See RELEVANT …   English dictionary for students

  • germaneness — ger·mane·ness …   English syllables

  • germaneness — noun pertinence by virtue of a close relation to the matter at hand • Derivationally related forms: ↑germane • Hypernyms: ↑applicability, ↑pertinence, ↑pertinency * * * ānnə̇s noun ( es) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • germane — germanely, adv. germaneness, n. /jeuhr mayn /, adj. 1. closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent: Please keep your statements germane to the issue. 2. Obs. closely related. [var. of GERMAN] Syn. 1. related, applicable, apposite,… …   Universalium

  • germane — 1. adjective /dʒɜː(ɹ)ˈmeɪn,dʒɚˈmeɪn/ Related to the topic being discussed or considered. Yet this much is germane to the present inquiry: Syn: pertinent, relevant, on topic, apt See Also: germanely, germaneness …   Wiktionary

  • application — Synonyms and related words: Ace bandage, Band Aid, absorbed attention, absorption, accounting for, active use, address, adhesive tape, administration, answerability, appeal, appliance, applicability, applying, appositeness, ardor, arrogation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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