appear, be, seem
make sth, render sth
consider sth, deem sth, regard sth as, see sth as, view sth as
dismiss sth as

These arguments were dismissed as irrelevant.

completely, entirely, quite, totally, utterly, wholly

This argument is entirely irrelevant to the question of who is right.


The UN is becoming increasingly irrelevant.

almost, more or less, virtually
essentially, largely

These issues are largely irrelevant and distract us from attending to the real questions.

rather, somewhat
apparently, seemingly

Her statement is irrelevant to this case.

It's all irrelevant to me.

Irrelevant is used with these nouns: ↑detail

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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  • irrelevant — irrelevant …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • irrelevant — ir·rel·e·vant /ir re lə vənt/ adj: not relevant: not applicable or pertinent irrelevant allegations irrelevant evidence compare immaterial ir·rel·e·vant·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webst …   Law dictionary

  • irrelevant — Adj. (Aufbaustufe) geh.: von keiner Bedeutung, nicht wichtig Synonyme: bedeutungslos, belanglos, unbedeutend, unerheblich, unwichtig, nicht relevant (geh.) Beispiele: Dieses Problem ist für uns völlig irrelevant. Es ist irrelevant, ob sie kommt… …   Extremes Deutsch

  • Irrelĕvant — (v. lat.), unerheblich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Irrelevánt — (lat.), »unerheblich«, unwichtig, geringfügig; Irrelevantia, unerhebliche, geringfügige Dinge …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Irrelevánt — (neulat.), unerheblich, ohne Bedeutung; Irrelevánz, Unerheblichkeit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • irrelevant — (adj.) 1680s, from assimilated form of IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + RELEVANT (Cf. relevant). Related: Irrelevantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • irrelevant — [adj] beside the point extraneous, foreign, garbage, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inappurtenant, inapropos, inapt, inconsequent, inconsequential, insignificant, not connected with, not germane, not pertaining… …   New thesaurus

  • irrelevant — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not relevant. DERIVATIVES irrelevance noun irrelevancy noun (pl. irrelevancies) irrelevantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • irrelevant — [i rel′ə vənt] adj. not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject irrelevance n. irrelevancy n. pl. Irrelevancies irrelevantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • irrelevant — adj. 1) irrelevant to 2) irrelevant to + inf. (it s irrelevant to cite such outdated evidence) 3) irrelevant that + clause (it s irrelevant that she was out of town) * * * [ɪ relɪv(ə)nt] irrelevant to irrelevant that + clause (it s irrelevant… …   Combinatory dictionary

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