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, pertinent illustrations or arguments; pertinent evidence.
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2. Regarding; concerning; belonging; pertaining. [R.] "Pertinent unto faith." Hooker.
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Syn. -- Apposite; relevant; suitable; appropriate; fit.
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-- Per"ti*nent*ly, adv. -- Per"ti*nent*ness, n.
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