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EQUIVALENT





Definition:

  1. [noun] 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. [noun] 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
    Synonyms: weight, combining weight, eq

  3. [adjective] equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "an equal number"; "the same number"
    Synonyms: like, equal, same

  4. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: tantamount

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