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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

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

(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

(... is a kind of 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

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

(... is a kind of 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

(... is a kind of 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"

(... is a kind of equation ) equality of score in a contest

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