# different between equivalent vs valent

## English

### Alternative forms

• æquivalent (archaic)

### Etymology

equi- +? -valent.From Latin aequivalentem, accusative singular of aequival?ns, present active participle of aequivale? (I am equivalent, have equal power).

### Pronunciation

• (US) IPA(key): /??kw?v?l?nt/
• (UK) IPA(key): /??kw?v?l?nt/

equivalent (comparative more equivalent, superlative most equivalent)

1. Similar or identical in value, meaning or effect; virtually equal.
• For now to serve and to minister, servile and ministerial, are terms equivalent.
Synonym: on a par
2. (mathematics) Of two sets, having a one-to-one correspondence.
Synonym: equinumerous
• c. 2005, P N Gupta Kulbhushan, Comprehensive MCQ's in Mathematics, page 3:
Finite sets A and B are equivalent sets only when n(A) = n(B) i.e., the number of elements in A and B are equal.
• 1950, E. Kamke, Theory of Sets, page 16:
All enumerable sets are equivalent to each other, but not to any finite set.
• 2000, N. L. Carothers, Real Analysis, page 18:
Equivalent sets should, by rights, have the same "number" of elements. For this reason we sometimes say that equivalent sets have the same cardinality.
• 2006, Joseph Breuer, Introduction to the Theory of Sets, page 41:
The equivalence theorem: If both M is equivalent to a subset N1 of N and N is equivalent to a subset M1 of M, then the sets M and N are equivalent to each other.
3. (mathematics) Relating to the corresponding elements of an equivalence relation.
4. (chemistry) Having the equal ability to combine.
5. (cartography) Of a map, equal-area.
6. (geometry) Equal in measure but not admitting of superposition; applied to magnitudes.

#### Usage notes

• In mathematics, this adjective can be used in phrases like "A and B are equivalent", "A is equivalent to B", and, less commonly, "A is equivalent with B".

#### Derived terms

• equivalently
• equivalent weight

### Noun

equivalent (plural equivalents)

1. Anything that is virtually equal to something else, or has the same value, force, etc.
2. (chemistry) An equivalent weight.

#### Derived terms

• certainty equivalent

### Verb

equivalent (third-person singular simple present equivalents, present participle equivalenting, simple past and past participle equivalented)

1. (transitive) To make equivalent to; to equal.

## Catalan

### Etymology

From Latin aequival?ns, attested from 1696.

### Pronunciation

• (Balearic) IPA(key): /?.ki.v??lent/
• (Central) IPA(key): /?.ki.b??len/
• (Valencian) IPA(key): /e.ki.va?lent/

equivalent (masculine and feminine plural equivalents)

1. equivalent

#### Related terms

• equivalència
• equivaler

• “equivalent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
• “equivalent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
• “equivalent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

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## English

### Etymology

Back-formation from valence.

### Pronunciation

• IPA(key): /?ve?l?nt/

valent (comparative more valent, superlative most valent)

1. (chemistry, linguistics) Having valence.

• -valent

### Anagrams

• Levant, levant, vental

## Catalan

### Etymology

From Old Occitan valen and its variants, from Latin val?ns, valentem.

### Pronunciation

• (Balearic) IPA(key): /v??lent/
• (Central) IPA(key): /b??len/
• (Valencian) IPA(key): /va?lent/

valent (feminine valenta, masculine plural valents, feminine plural valentes)

1. valiant, brave, courageous

• valentament
• valentia

#### Related terms

• valer / valdre
• valor

### Verb

valent

1. present participle of valer

## French

### Verb

valent

1. inflection of valoir:
1. third-person plural present indicative
2. third-person plural present subjunctive

### Anagrams

• lavent, Levant, levant

## Latin

### Verb

valent

1. third-person plural present active indicative of vale?

## Piedmontese

### Pronunciation

• IPA(key): /va?l??t/

valent

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