Definition of congruence
1 : the quality or state of agreeing, coinciding, or being congruent … the happy congruence of nature and reason … — Gertrude Himmelfarb
2 : a statement that two numbers or geometric figures are congruent
Examples of congruence in a Sentence
little apparent congruence between her professed concern for the poor and her own extravagant lifestyle
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Reduce friction and align yourself with maximum congruence; get all the elements going in the same direction.
At the close, there’s a fugue-like absence where there should be congruence and meaning.
The production techniques used in execution videos produced in Libya were so similar to ones emerging from Syria that some experts theorized that the Islamic State must have dispatched a cameraman from Syria to Libya to achieve that congruence.
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