Examples of equivalence in a Sentence
the equivalence of the two propositions
moviegoers who mistakenly believe that there is an equivalence between the personality of an actor and that of his character
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Clearly, false equivalence has a long history
All those years at the Auditorium, its home since 1998, the Joffrey was stuck in the arts equivalence of a turn-key operation.
In that sense, there is no practical equivalence as a threat.
And yet the discoverer is forever billed as an intellectual force in their own right—creating an equivalence between one historical contribution and their entire portfolio of ideas forevermore.
Experts say at least some of the problems were likely caused by fluctuations in patients' thyroxine levels as a result of the switch—despite the bio-equivalence study.
His response stood in contrast to that of President Donald Trump, who drew equivalence between the white nationalists and those protesting their beliefs.
There is no numerical or moral equivalence between the millions of Americans who support our democracy and the few unhinged psychopaths such as the white supremacists who bludgeoned and ran over peaceful citizens in Charlottesville.
Clearly, false equivalence has a long history; as does crafting a story to avoid offending readers.
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First Known Use of equivalence
Synonymscoequality, coordinateness, equality, equivalency, par, parity, sameness
Antonymsimparity, inequality, nonequivalence
Related Wordscomparability, compatibility, correlation, correspondence; alikeness, community, likeness, parallelism, resemblance, similarity, similitude; exchangeability, interchangeability; identicalness, identity
Near Antonymsdifference, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, divergence, diverseness, diversity; incompatibility; dissimilarity, unlikeness
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