relevance etymology

English word relevance comes from English relevant, English -ance

Detailed word origin of relevance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
relevant English (eng) Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.. Not out of date; current.
-ance English (eng) A process or action.. Added to the stem of a verb to form a noun indicating a state or condition, such as result or capacity, associated with the verb.
relevance English (eng) The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.

Words with the same origin as relevance

Descendants of -ance
accordance clearance guidance inherit inheritance performance