Definition of Congruent

1. Adjective. Corresponding in character or kind.

Exact synonyms: Congruous
Also: Appropriate
Similar to: Harmonious
Derivative terms: Congruence, Congruity, Congruousness
Antonyms: Incongruous



2. Adjective. Coinciding when superimposed.
Category relationships: Geometry
Similar to: Coincident, Identical, Superposable
Derivative terms: Congruence
Antonyms: Incongruent

Definition of Congruent

1. a. Possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding.

Definition of Congruent

1. Adjective. Corresponding in character. ¹

2. Adjective. harmonious ¹

3. Adjective. (mathematics) Having a difference divisible by a modulus. ¹

4. Adjective. (mathematics) Coinciding exactly when superimposed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Congruent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Congruent

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congruent (current term)
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congueros

Literary usage of Congruent

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1. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"congruent and similar triangles. Two of the three fundamental criteria for the congruence of triangles can be derived at the present stage. ..."

2. A Treatise on Universal Algebra: With Applications by Alfred North Whitehead, ( (1898)
"congruent TRANSFORMATIONS*. (1) A congruent transformation is a linear transformation, such that (a) the internal measure relations of any figure are ..."

3. Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools by George Chrystal (1889)
"In other words, if M = pm + r, and N = qm + r, M and N are said to be congruent with respect to the modulus m. Gauss, who made the notion of congruence the ..."

4. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"There are very rarely occurrences of congruent verbal nouns in attribute ... congruent verbal nouns are common in the focus-shifting construction (examples ..."

5. Mathematical Crystallography and the Theory of Groups of Movements by Harold Hilton (1903)
"Two figures are said to be congruent to one another when one can be brought ... Two figures which are congruent to the same figure are evidently congruent ..."

6. The Elements of Analytic Geometry by Percey Franklyn Smith, Arthur Sullivan Gale (1904)
"congruent and symmetrical conies. The conditions that two conies should be equal are given ... Two equal conies are both congruent and symmetrical. Proof. ..."

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