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What was once seen as the neurological equivalent of annoying television static may have profound implications for how scientists study the brain.

The hours he worked add up to the equivalent of more than six 40-hour workweeks.

Amtrak is giving a bonus, the equivalent of two hours of pay, to those who get vaccinated, the company said.

Just 24 hours after Moore started walking, he had raised the equivalent of $8,750.

It’s still 85% effective in preventing severe symptoms, meaning people who get the J&J shot and later contract the virus could suffer the equivalent of a bad cold, rather than maybe needing to go to the hospital, or worse.

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It's cheesy and ludicrous and, therefore, delightful; it's the reading equivalent of hate-watching.

Desert Golfing is the gaming equivalent of putting TV on in the background.

Right now it looks like the diplomatic equivalent of one hand clapping.

It was the equivalent of becoming a black Klansman or Jewish Nazi.

The two scientific stories resort to the equivalent of Mathematics for Dummies andPhysics for Dummies.

Its use by so distinguished a person as Raleigh was equivalent to its general introduction.

But in such expressions as "I am rather tired," equivalent to "I am a little tired," the explanation is not so obvious.

Therefore, a very pale yellow may be its usual test for efficiency, and the equivalent will be maintained.

Pigeons' dung, according to Boussingault, contains 8·3 per cent of nitrogen, equivalent to 10·0 of ammonia.

And a promise equivalent to this he made when he engaged to establish his called and chosen, as a holy people to himself.


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On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to equivalent, such as: commensurate, comparable, corresponding, equal, identical, and proportionate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.