Definition of congruent
1 : congruous … establish incentives and rewards congruent with professional standing. — Timothy S. Healy
2 : superposable so as to be coincident throughout congruent triangles
3 : having the difference divisible by a given modulus 12 is congruent to 2 (modulo 5) since 12−2=2·5.
Examples of congruent in a Sentence
Their goals are not congruent with the goals of the team.
a theory congruent with the known facts of the case
Recent Examples of congruent from the Web
To a forager, his diet must appear like a map, each flavor bound to a place of origin, with its congruent scent.
Luckily, this responsibility is congruent with my personality.
To me, this was not congruent with my growing uneasiness about breast-feeding.
Average reaction times among the older non-meditators were 3% slower during incongruent trials compared with congruent trials.
Thus, the benefit that the government sought to provide to American authors is congruent with the burden that Section 514 imposes on reliance parties.
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CONGRUENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of congruent for English Language Learners
mathematics : having the same size and shape
: matching or in agreement with something
CONGRUENT Defined for Kids
Definition of congruent for Students
: having the same size and shape congruent triangles
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