What does the word equivalent mean?

Usage examples for equivalent

  1. Without it, which would be equivalent to that; with it, which is equivalent to and they. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  2. C not being D, A is not B. which is equivalent to All cases of A being B are cases of C being D. . – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
  3. And where a note is made payable at a bank it is equivalent to an order to the bank to pay it for the account of the principal debtor thereon. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles