Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic. (adjective)
Not out of date; current. (adjective)
Examples of word relevant
The only way he gets to remain "relevant" is for the "corporatists" he hates to remain in power, and he best acheives that goal by taking votes away from Democrats.
Needless to say, Chris is the most commercially successful and contemporarily totally a word relevant of the artists nominated, but when the award has gone to the younguns in the past, it's been more traditionally soulful artists like Alicia Keys, India Arie and D'Angelo rather than an explicit pop crossover artist like Young Breezy.
Radditz does not say who the many are and the only use of the term relevant to the current situation that I could find was
In that first season starting with 'Rose' the Doctor was the mysterious figure he'd always been hooking new viewers in with questions which suddenly made the title relevant again as it became a question; but then with the addition of news of the destruction of his home planet (not named properly for another two years) fans were drawn in with questions about what happened which still haven't been completely answered.
Sooner or later, the word "relevant" is gonna get tossed around and it's kind of hard to claim relevance holding an upright bass and rocking a 30-year-old song selection.