Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is relevant, it is connected to a topic in a meaningful way.

Examples: (adjective) Unfortunately, some of the ideas in the essay weren’t relevant to the exam’s essay task. (adjective) Our schools must aim to increase the quality of education and become more relevant to the needs of young people in modern society.

Synonyms: adjectives: suitable, applicable, appropriate.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 2 C