congruent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Latin congruēns, present active participle of congruō (meet together, agree).

Adjective[edit]

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congruent (comparative more congruent, superlative most congruent)

  1. Corresponding in character.
  2. harmonious
  3. (mathematics) Having a difference divisible by a modulus.
  4. (mathematics) Coinciding exactly when superimposed.
  5. (algebra) Satisfying a congruence relation.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In mathematics, this adjective can be used in phrases like "A and B are congruent", "A is congruent to B", and, less commonly, "A is congruent with B".

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Adjective[edit]

congruent (comparative congruenter, superlative congruentst)

  1. congruent

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congruent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of congruō