equivalent (n) ɪˈkwɪv ə lənt or, for 5 , ˌi kwəˈveɪ lənt
a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc
"send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"
equivalent, equivalent weight, combining weight, eq (adj)
the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen
equivalent, tantamount(p) (adj)
being essentially equal to something
"it was as good as gold"; "a wish that was equivalent to a command"; "his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt"