Synonyms and Antonyms for equivalent

1. equivalent (n.)

a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc


2. equivalent-binary-digit factor (n.)

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


3. equivalent (n.)

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


4. equivalent (adj.)

being essentially equal to something

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