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equivalent

e·quiv·a·lent

equivalent

 
 
pronunciation:
ih kwI v lihnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: the same as or equal to another in force, value, measure, or meaning.
Her punishment didn't seem equivalent to mine.Do you think the education you would receive at the state school would be equivalent to what you would receive at this private school?An inch is equivalent to 2.54 centimeters."House" in English is usually equivalent to Spanish "casa."
synonyms:
commensurate, equal, even, identical, like, matching, synonymous, tantamount
antonyms:
different, incomparable, inequivalent, unequal, unlike
similar words:
alike, comparable, coordinate, corresponding, interchangeable, mutual, same
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part of speech: noun
definition: that which is equivalent.
One dollar is the equivalent of one hundred pennies.Is there a French equivalent for this idiom in English?
synonyms:
counterpart, equal, match
similar words:
coordinate, parallel
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derivation: equivalently (adv.)
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