Part of speech:
(Obsolete) Something which has the same value or amount (as something else). (attributive use passing into adjective, below)
The weight of a substance that will combine with or replace one mole of hydrogen or one-half mole of oxygen. The equivalent weight is equal to the atomic weight divided by the valence.
Having the same privileges, status, or rights:
The definition of similar is two things that have characteristics that resemble each other but are not exactly alike.
Being the very one; identical
A person or thing that corresponds to or closely resembles another, as in form or function
(Sports) A game or contest in which two or more persons, animals, or teams oppose and compete with each other:
The number of children borne by one woman.
(Mathematics) A number related to another in such a way that when multiplied together their product is 1. For example, the reciprocal of 7 is17 ; the reciprocal of23 is32 .
Differing from all others; unusual:
The definition of dissimilar is things that are different.
Being such that alteration is possible:
Unsuitably matched; ill joined.
Not equal, as in size, strength, ability, value, rank, number, amount, etc.
A degree or amount by which things differ:
Similar or alike in such a way as to permit the drawing of an analogy.
Having the same or nearly the same relationship.
Having almost or exactly the same qualities, characteristics, etc.; similar; equal
Being the same as or consonant with another or others:
An equal person or thing.
The definition of a colleague is someone with whom you work.
A comrade, companion, or associate.
A person of the same class or rank; equal; peer
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