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Relevant vs Supported - What's the difference?

relevant | supported |

As adjectives the difference between relevant and supported

is that relevant is directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic while supported is held in position, especially from below.

As a verb supported is




(en adjective)
  • Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.
  • His mother provided some relevant background information concerning his medical condition.
  • Not out of date; current.
  • * {{quote-news, year=1973, date=December 20, title=Hansen says Christmas time for thanks, hope, work=The Aberdeen Times citation
  • , passage=The message of Christmas is still relevant as we near the end of a troubled year and the beginning of an uncertain but challenging new year.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=2008, author=Scott Cooper, Fritz Grutzner, Birk Cooper, title=Tips and Traps for Marketing Your Business, publisher=McGraw-Hill, isbn=978-0071494892 citation
  • , passage=Motorola was quickly losing the cell-phone battle to Nokia for a time. When they launched the RAZR phone and combined it with their "Hello Moto" campaign, it made the brand relevant again.}}


    * applicable * germane * in point (legal) * pertinent * salient * significant



    Derived terms

    * safety-relevant


    * ----




    (en adjective)
  • Held in position, especially from below.
  • Furnished with corroborating evidence.
  • Helped or aided.
  • Having supporters.
  • Antonyms

    * unsupported


  • (support)