Definition of Germaneness

1. Noun. Pertinence by virtue of a close relation to the matter at hand.

Generic synonyms: Applicability, Pertinence, Pertinency
Derivative terms: Germane



Definition of Germaneness

1. Noun. The property of being germane. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Germaneness

german measles
german measles immunization
german pancake
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germanate
germanates
germanatian
germanatrane
germander
germander speedwell
germanders
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germane(p)
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germanene
germaneness (current term)
germanes
germanian
germanic
germanic acid
germanide
germanides
germaniferous
germanite
germanium
germanium antimony telluride
germanium tetrachloride
germanium tetrahydride
germaniums
germanization

Literary usage of Germaneness

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1. How Our Laws Are Made by Charles W. Johnson (1999)
"AMENDMENTS AND THE germaneness RULE The rules of the House prohibit ... This rule, commonly known as the germaneness rule, is considered the single most ..."

2. Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, the Rules of the House of Representatives by United States Congress. House, Thomas Jefferson, United States (1904)
"Decisions discussing at length the quality of germaneness in amendments. ... The germaneness of an amendment should be judged from the provisions of its ..."

3. Procedure in the House of Representatives by Clarence Cannon (1920)
"germaneness. " Mr. Speaker, I make the point of order that the amendment is not ... The germaneness of an amendment is judged from its text rather than from ..."

4. Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and Rules of the House of Representatives by Clarence A. Cannon, United States Congress. House, Thomas Jefferson (1919)
""The statement of the case at bar, against the germaneness of which the gentleman ... "There seems to be no dispute about the germaneness of the last four ..."

5. Constitution of the United States, Jefferson's Manual, the Rules of the by United States Congress. House, Asher C. Hinds (1905)
"The germaneness of an amendment should be judged from the provisions of its ... to the germaneness of propositions which are related to the same general ..."

6. Constitution of the United States, Jefferson's Manual: The Rules of the by Asher Crosby Hinds (1901)
"Decisions discussing at length the quality of germaneness in amendments. ... The germaneness of an amendment should be judged from the provisions of its ..."

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