English adjective: equivalent
|1.||equivalent being essentially equal to something|
|Samples||It was as good as gold.|
A wish that was equivalent to a command.
His statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt.
English noun: equivalent
|1.||equivalent (cognition) a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc|
|Samples||Send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps.|
|Broader (hypernym)||cognition, knowledge, noesis|
|Narrower (hyponym)||counterpart, opposite number, replacement, substitute, vis-a-vis|
|2.||equivalent (attribute) 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||combining weight, eq, equivalent weight|
|Broader (hypernym)||atomic mass, atomic weight, relative atomic mass|