Definition of Equivalent word

1. Noun. Two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context.

Exact synonyms: Synonym
Generic synonyms: Word
Antonyms: Antonym
Derivative terms: Synonymous

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Equivalent Word

equivalence relations
equivalence zone
equivalent-binary-digit factor
equivalent dose
equivalent extract
equivalent focal length
equivalent form reliability
equivalent temperature
equivalent variation
equivalent weight
equivalent weights
equivalent word (current term)

Literary usage of Equivalent word

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1903)
"... equivalent word; that it Is not supplied by the use of the word "ravish," but it is sufficiently charged by the words "feloniously and against her will. ..."

2. An Improved Grammar of the English Language by Noah Webster (1839)
"Of these an or a and the are never employed as substitutes, but are constantly attached to some name, or an equivalent word; and from their peculiar use, ..."

3. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Workedited by Thomas Edward Finegan edited by Thomas Edward Finegan (1922)
"If he fail to appear judgment may term by some equivalent word or exprès- when duly summoned on an appointed nal definition explains the meaning of a ..."

4. Nuces Philosophicæ: Or, The Philosophy of Things as Developed from the Study by Edward Johnson (1842)
"We dont want this word exist—we have an equivalent word in our own language—then why not use it ? Why should Englishmen talk Latin ? ..."

5. A Grammar of Late Modern English: For the Use of Continental, Especially by Hendrik Poutsma (1904)
"We must distinguish between such as modify adjectives or adverbs or equivalent word.groups, and such as modify verbs. 45. Adjectives and adverbs or ..."

6. The Jurist by Great Britain Courts (1845)
"... and every limitation of an interest by the word ' trust,' or by any equivalent word other than the word ' use,' shall be a limitation of the equitable ..."

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