One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relevant or useful.‘you may have heard something from them which is to the purpose’
pertinent, applicable, apposite, material, apropos, to the point, germane, admissible, relevantView synonyms
- ‘This title bears no relevance whatsoever to the purpose of this legislation.’
- ‘An academic boycott is a political act with a political goal, and if it is unsuited to the purpose then it is bad politics.’
- ‘Each colony has access to modern technology but they are both dedicated to the purpose of reviving their respective ancient culture.’
- ‘Ironically, we fear a further consequence of the legislation could be a sudden increase in the number of these guns in criminal hands, in direct opposition to the purpose of the Act.’
- ‘It works directly counter to the purpose of a system predicated on greater democracy and enhanced representation.’
- ‘At the commencement of the mission, all material relevant to the purpose of the mission should be made available to it, with the assistance of the organization concerned.’
- ‘Information provided needs to be accurate, current, and relevant to the purpose of the magazine.’
- ‘Other information was not included, such as growth and development, since it was not relevant to the purpose of the case.’
- ‘According to this view, advertising is central to the purpose and meaning of a city street.’
- ‘More emphasis should be placed on describing interventions that are particularly relevant to the purpose of the case report.’
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