Synonyms of equivalent


1. equivalent, cognition, knowledge, noesis

usage: a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc; "send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"

2. equivalent, equivalent weight, combining weight, eq, atomic mass, atomic weight, relative atomic mass

usage: the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen


1. equivalent, tantamount(predicate), equal (vs. unequal)

usage: being essentially equal to something; "it was as good as gold"; "a wish that was equivalent to a command"; "his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt"

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