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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] æquivalentem (nominative of æquivalens).

Adjective

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Positive
equivalent

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. similar or identical in value, meaning or effect; virtually equal
  2. (mathematics) of two sets, having a one-to-one relationship
  3. (mathematics) relating to the corresponding elements of an equivalence relation
  4. (chemistry) having the equal ability to combine
  5. (cartography) of a map, equal-area

Usage notes

  • In mathematics, this adjective can be used in phrases like "A and B are equivalent", "A is equivalent to B", and, less commonly, "A is equivalent with B".

Translations

equal-area See equal-area

Noun

Singular
equivalent

Plural
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equivalent ({{{1}}})
  1. anything that is virtually equal to another
  2. (chemistry) an equivalent weight

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