# Definitions and Synonyms of *equation* | Another word for *equation* | What is *equation? *

*Definition 1: the act of regarding as equal - [noun denoting act]*

*Synonyms for equation in the sense of this definition*

*(**equation* is a kind of ...) the act of making equal or uniform

*equation*is a kind of ...) the act of making equal or uniform

*Definition 2: a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal - [noun denoting communication]*

*(**equation* is a kind of ...) a statement of a mathematical relation

*equation*is a kind of ...) a statement of a mathematical relation

*(... is a kind of **equation* ) the equation representing the relation between selected values of one variable (x) and observed values of the other (y); it permits the prediction of the most probable values of y

*equation*) the equation representing the relation between selected values of one variable (x) and observed values of the other (y); it permits the prediction of the most probable values of y

*(... is a kind of **equation* ) a polynomial equation of the first degree

*equation*) a polynomial equation of the first degree

*(... is a kind of **equation* ) an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square

*equation*) an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square

*(... is a kind of **equation* ) an equation of the fourth degree

*equation*) an equation of the fourth degree

*(... is a kind of **equation* ) an equation containing differentials of a function

*equation*) an equation containing differentials of a function

*(... is a kind of **equation* ) a set of equations in two or more variables for which there are values that can satisfy all the equations simultaneously

*equation*) a set of equations in two or more variables for which there are values that can satisfy all the equations simultaneously

*(... is a kind of **equation* ) an equation involving exponential functions of a variable

*equation*) an equation involving exponential functions of a variable

*(equation* belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

## Definition 3: a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced - [noun denoting state]

### Samples where equation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

*on a par with the best*

### Synonyms for equation in the sense of this definition

### (*equation* is a kind of ...) the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

*"he had the status of a minor"*

*"the novel attained the status of a classic"*

*"atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"*

### (... is a kind of *equation* ) social and political equality

*"egality represents an extreme leveling of society"*