Definition of Equivalent:

  1. A person or thing that is equal to or corresponds with another in value, amount, function, meaning, etc.

  2. Term indicating substitutability of items if specifications are comparable and performance levels are proven. It is often used interchangeably with equal..

  3. Equal in value, amount, function, meaning, etc.

Synonyms of Equivalent

Counterpart, Parallel, Alternative, Match, Complement, Analogue, Double, Twin, Opposite number, Equal, Identical, Doppelganger, Accordant, Actual thing, Affirmative, Agent, Agnate, Agreeable, Agreeing, Akin, Alike, All one, All the same, Ally, Alter ego, Alternate, Alternative, Analogon, Analogous, Analogue, Analogy, Answerable, Answering, Associate, At one, Backup, Balance, Ballast, Brother, Carbon copy, Change, Changeable, Changeling, Close, Close copy, Close match, Coequal, Coexistent, Coexisting, Coextensive, Cognate, Coherent, Coincident, Coincidental, Coinciding, Commensurate, Commutable, Commutative, Companion, Comparable, Comparison, Compatible, Compeer, Complement, Complemental, Complementary, Concordant, Concurring, Conformable, Congenator, Congener, Congenial, Congruent, Congruous, Consentaneous, Consentient, Consideration, Consistent, Consonant, Convertible, Cooperating, Cooperative, Coordinate, Copy, Correlate, Correlative, Correspondent, Corresponding, Coterminous, Counterbalance, Counterfeit, Counterpart, Counterpoise, Counterweight, Dead ringer, Deputy, Ditto, Double, Dummy, Duplicate, En rapport, Equal, Equalizing, Equiparant, Equipoise, Equipollent, Ersatz, Even, Exact counterpart, Exchange, Exchanged, Facsimile, Fake, Fellow, Fill-in, Ghost, Ghostwriter, Give-and-take, Harmonious, Homograph, Homologous, Homonym, Homophone, Idem, Identic, Identical, Identical same, Image, Imitation, In accord, In agreement, In rapport, In sync, In synchronization, Inaccordance, Indistinguishable, Inharmony, Interchangeable, Interchanged, Kindred spirit, Like, Like-minded, Likeness, Locum tenens, Makeshift, Makeweight, Match, Matching, Mate, Metaphor, Metonymy, Mock, Much the same, Mutual, Near duplicate, Next best thing, No other, None other, Obverse, Of a kind, Of a piece, Of a size, Of like mind, Of one mind, Offset, On all fours, Opposite number, Parallel, Paralleling, Peer, Pendant, Permutable, Personnel, Phony, Picture, Pinch, Pinch hitter, Positive, Proportionate, Provisional, Proxy, Quid pro quo, Reciprocal, Reciprocating, Reciprocative, Reconcilable, Relief, Replacement, Replica, Representative, Reserve, Reserves, Retaliatory, Returnable, Ringer, Rival, Second self, Second string, Secondary, Self-consistent, Selfsame, Setoff, Sign, Similar, Similitude, Simulacrum, Sister, Something of value, Soul mate, Spare, Spares, Spit and image, Spitting image, Stand-in, Standard, Stopgap, Sub, Substituent, Substitute, Substitution, Succedaneum, Such, Suchlike, Superseder, Supplanter, Surrogate, Swapped, Switched, Symbiotic, Symbol, Synchronized, Synchronous, Synecdoche, Synonym, Synonymous, Tally, Tantamount, Temporary, Tentative, The like of, The likes of, The same, The same difference, Third string, Tit for tat, Token, Traded, Transposed, Twin, Unanimous, Understudy, Undifferenced, Uniform, Unisonant, Unisonous, Utility, Utility player, Very image, Very same, Vicar, Vicarious, Vice-president, Vice-regent

How to use Equivalent in a sentence?

  1. When I say I want the equivalent of 10 hours of work, I mean you can work less as long as you get all the work done.
  2. The French equivalent of the FBI.
  3. Sometimes if you dont have exactly what you are looking for you can use the equivalent of something else to get the job done.
  4. One unit is equivalent to one glass of wine.
  5. If you are in a pinch and dont have exactly what you need you can try and find something with the equivalent value.

Meaning of Equivalent & Equivalent Definition