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ɪˈkwɪv ə lən siequiv·a·len·cy

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  1. equivalencynoun

    An equivalent thing.

  2. equivalencynoun


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Equivalence, Equivalencynoun

    Equality of power or worth.

    Etymology: æquus and valeo, Latin.

    Must the servant of God be assured that which he nightly prays for shall be granted? Yes, either formally or by way of equivalence, either that or something better. Henry Hammond, Pract. Cat.

    That there is any equivalence or parity of worth betwixt the good we do to our brother, and the good we hope for from God, all good Protestants do deny. George Smalridge.

    Civil causes are equivalent unto criminal causes, and of as great importance; but that this equivalency only respects the careful and diligent admission of proofs. John Ayliffe, Parergon.


  1. equivalency

    In mathematics, an equivalence relation is a binary relation that is reflexive, symmetric and transitive. The equipollence relation between line segments in geometry is a common example of an equivalence relation. Each equivalence relation provides a partition of the underlying set into disjoint equivalence classes. Two elements of the given set are equivalent to each other if and only if they belong to the same equivalence class.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equivalencynoun

    same as Equivalence

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of equivalency in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of equivalency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of equivalency in a Sentence

  1. Bob Corker:

    When he had the opportunity to defend our intelligence agencies who work for him, I was very disappointed and saddened with the equivalency that he gave between them and what Putin was saying.

  2. United States:

    I was very disappointed and saddened with the equivalency that he gave between them( the United States intelligence United States) and what Vladimir Putin was saying.

  3. Ueli Maurer:

    Plan A is clearly still to make progress in negotiations with the EU so that we can get unlimited recognition of bourse equivalency or at least a one-year extension, and we are confident we can achieve this.

  4. Brad Sherman:

    It’s not news that Ilhan Omar would make outrageous and clearly false statements about America and Israel, what’s newsworthy is that she admits Hamas is guilty of ‘unthinkable atrocities.’ It’s time for all of Israel’s detractors to condemn Hamas. And it’s time for all those of good will to reject any moral equivalency between the U.S. and Israel on one hand, and Hamas and the Taliban on the other.

  5. Donald Trump:

    We've got a lot of killers. What do you think, our country's so innocent? to state that there's some moral equivalency between an imperfect nation -- that's the United States of America -- and Vladimir Putin is appalling.

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    being essentially equal to something
    A bonzer
    B tantamount
    C askant
    D motile

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