Synonym Of:
equivalent
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equivalent

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1.

equal in value, measure, force, effect, significance, etc.:

His silence is equivalent to an admission of guilt.

2.

corresponding in position, function, etc.:

In some ways their prime minister is equivalent to our president.

3.

Geometry. having the same extent, as a triangle and a square of equal area.

4.

Mathematics. (of two sets) able to be placed in one-to-one correspondence.

5.

Chemistry. having the same capacity to combine or react chemically.

6.

something that is equivalent.

To call him a liar was **equivalent** to contracting a doctor's bill.

With his own direct standards of conduct it was **equivalent** to dishonesty.

When fresh tomatoes are out of season, their **equivalent** in canned may be used.

It is the **equivalent** of the thirteenth roll in a 'baker's dozen.'

And as often as not he took away with his bargain a glance which was **equivalent** to a kick.

In the bible translation the word is used as the **equivalent** of angel or spirit.

In the fourth century of our ra we find this word made plural, and even feminine, and used as the **equivalent** of Parc.

This is **equivalent** to the imposition of a tax on all the sugar consumed at home.

Which, of course, is not **equivalent** to showing that all instincts must have been developed by natural selection alone.

As there were 11 blocks in the ring of the arch, this rate would be **equivalent** to 7½ cu.

equivalent mid-15c., from L.L. aequivalentem (nom. aequivalens) "equivalent," pp. of aequivalere "be equivalent," from L. aequus "equal" + valere "be well, be worth" (see valiant).

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