Definition of equivalent

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • equivalent is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 22
  • equivalent is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 22
  • equivalent is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 26

Definition of equivalent


  • 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 (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. combining weight
    2. eq
    3. equivalent weight
  • being essentially equal to something (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a wish that was equivalent to a command

    Synonyms

    1. tantamount
  • a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc (noun)

    Examples

    1. send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps

See definition of equivalent in Merriam Webster

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