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equivalency equivalence.
equivalent the same as or equal to another in force, value, measure, or meaning. [2 definitions]
equivocal having at least two plausible alternative meanings, often intentionally so in order to deceive or avoid commitment; ambiguous. [3 definitions]
equivocate to express oneself ambiguously, often to avoid giving a direct answer or to deceive.
equivocation the act of communicating in ambiguous, shifting, or indecisive terms, often to avoid or deceive.
-er1 one that performs or is associated with (such) an action, activity, or thing. [4 definitions]
-er2 used to form the comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs, esp. those of one syllable.
Er symbol of the chemical element erbium.
ER abbreviation of "emergency room."
ERA abbreviation of "Equal Rights Amendment," a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would prohibit the infringement of rights because of gender.
era a period of time marked by particular cultural characteristics or by important events such as wars or advances in technology. [3 definitions]
eradiate to send out rays; radiate.
eradicate to completely destroy; annihilate; obliterate. [2 definitions]
erase to remove (markings, characters, or the like) by rubbing or scraping away; expunge; efface. [4 definitions]
eraser an object, usu. made of rubber or felt, that is used to erase writing or marks.
erasion a medical procedure in which diseased tissue, esp. bone, is scraped away. [2 definitions]
erasure the act or result of erasing.
erbium a rare-earth metal chemical element of the lanthanide series that has sixty-eight protons in each nucleus. (symbol: Er)
ere in literary use, before.
erect upright in posture or position. [7 definitions]
erectable combined form of erect.