Definitions of equivalent:
- noun: 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: a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc
Example: "Send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"
- adjective: being essentially equal to something
Example: "A wish that was equivalent to a command"
- adjective: equal in amount or value
Example: "Equivalent amounts"
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