equivalent

Pronunciation Adjective

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Pronunciation Adjective

**equivalent**

- Similar or identical in value, meaning or effect; virtually equal.
- For now to serve and to minister, servile and ministerial, are terms
**equivalent**.

- For now to serve and to minister, servile and ministerial, are terms

- (
*mathematics*) Of two sets, having a one-to-one correspondence; equinumerous.*Comprehensive MCQ's in Mathematics*, page 3 ↗:- Finite sets A and B are
**equivalent**sets only when*n*(A) =*n*(B)*i.e.*, the number of elements in A and B are equal.

- Finite sets A and B are
**1950**, E. Kamke,*Theory of Sets*, page 16 ↗:- All enumerable sets are
**equivalent**to each other, but not to any finite set.

- All enumerable sets are
**2000**, N. L. Carothers,*Real Analysis*, page 18 ↗:**Equivalent**sets should, by rights, have the same "number" of elements. For this reason we sometimes say that**equivalent**sets have the same*cardinality*.

**2006**, Joseph Breuer,*Introduction to the Theory of Sets*, page 41 ↗:- The equivalence theorem:
*If both M is***equivalent**to a subset N_{1}of N and N is**equivalent**to a subset M_{1}of M, then the sets M and N are**equivalent**to each other.

- The equivalence theorem:

- (
*mathematics*) Relating to the corresponding elements of an equivalence relation. - (
*chemistry*) Having the equal ability to combine. - (
*cartography*) Of a map, equal-area. - (
*geometry*) Equal in measure but not admitting of superposition; applied to magnitudes.*A square may be***equivalent**to a triangle.

- French: équivalent
- German: gleichwertig, entsprechend, äquivalent
- Italian: equivalente
- Portuguese: equivalente
- Russian: равноце́нный
- Spanish: equivalente

- French: équivalent
- German: äquivalent
- Portuguese: equivalente
- Spanish: equivalente

- French: équivalent
- German: äquivalent
- Portuguese: equivalente
- Russian: эквивале́нтный

**equivalent** (*plural* equivalents)

- Anything that is virtually equal to something else, or has the same value, force, etc.
**18**, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 7, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (please specify ), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323 ↗:

- (
*chemistry*) An equivalent weight.

- French: équivalent
- German: Entsprechung, Äquivalent
- Portuguese: equivalente
- Russian: эквивале́нт
- Spanish: equivalente

**equivalent** (equivalents, *present participle* equivalenting; *past and past participle* equivalented)

- (
*transitive*) To make equivalent to; to equal.

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