Equivalent - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- 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 (syn: eq)
Those less-known companies manufacture equivalent products at cheaper prices.
I haven't taken English 202, but I took an equivalent course at another university.
I had no dollars, but offered him an equivalent amount of sterling.
a qualification which is equivalent to a degree
The word has no equivalent in English.
He had drunk the equivalent of 15 whiskies.
send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps
a wish that was equivalent to a command
Some concepts in Chinese medicine have no exact equivalent in Western medicine.
One disk can store the equivalent of 500 pages of text.