Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

equivalency

[ih-kwiv-uh-luh n-see]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun, plural e·quiv·a·len·cies.
  1. equivalence(defs 1, 2).

Origin of equivalency

From the Medieval Latin word aequivalentia, dating back to 1525–35. See equivalent, -ency
Related formsnon·e·quiv·a·len·cy, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for equivalency

Historical Examples


British Dictionary definitions for equivalency

equivalency

equivalence

noun
  1. chem the state of having equal valencies
Derived Formsequivalent, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.