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Main Entry: ^{1}equiv·a·lent
Pronunciation: i-kwiv(-)-lnt
Function: adjective 1 a: alike or equal in number, value, or meaning <equivalent statements> b: having the same numerical value <equivalent fractions> <equivalent numerals> c: having the same solution set <y = 2 and 2y = 4 are equivalent equations> 2: having the same effect or function <equivalent methods> 3: capable of being placed in a one-to-one correspondence <equivalent sets> synonym see IDENTICAL - equiv·a·lent·lyadverb