Word of the Week: Germane

CliffsNotes January 23, 2015


CliffsBlog Word of the Week Germane


Word: germane (adj)

Meaning: relevant

Synonyms: topical, useful, appropriate

1. Cyber-hacking is a germane topic of discussion these days.

2. When delivering a speech, it is important to keep your train of thought germane.

3. I share your love for HBO but is Girls germane to our discussion?


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