1. equivalent

noun. ['ɪˈkwɪvələnt'] a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc.


  • substitute
  • opposite number
  • knowledge
  • counterpart
  • vis-a-vis
  • cognition
  • replacement


  • differ
  • disagree
  • unsatisfactory
  • inadequate


  • aequivalentem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Equivalent

  • ambivalent

How do you pronounce equivalent?

Pronounce equivalent as ɪkˈwɪvələnt.

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How to spell equivalent? Is it equivalente? Or equivilant? Common misspellings are:

  • equivalente
  • equivilant

Sentences with equivalent

1. Adjective
Third-party processor fees can be equivalent to merchant account fees or higher.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The state considers a 60-days-same-as-cash purchase equivalent to a normal cash purchase from a retailer.

Quotes about equivalent

1. In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
- Thomas Jefferson

2. Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.
- Anita Brookner

3. Ford carried on counting quietly. This is about the most aggressive thing you can do to a computer, the equivalent of going up to a human being and saying "Blood...blood...blood...blood...
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

2. equivalent-binary-digit_factor

noun. the average number of binary digits needed to express one radix digit in a numeration system that is not binary; on the average a number that can be expressed in N decimal digits takes 3.3N binary digits.


  • divisor


  • aliquant

3. equivalent

adjective. ['ɪˈkwɪvələnt'] being essentially equal to something.


  • tantamount


  • inability
  • ability


  • aequivalentem (Latin)

4. equivalent

noun. ['ɪˈkwɪvələnt'] 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.


  • relative atomic mass
  • equivalent weight
  • combining weight
  • eq
  • atomic mass


  • primary
  • incommensurate
  • inequality
  • incomparable


  • aequivalentem (Latin)