Noun equivalence has 3 senses
  1. equality, equivalence, equation, par - a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best"
    --1 is a kind of status, position
    --1 has particulars: tie
  2. equivalence - essential equality and interchangeability
    --2 is a kind of
    Antonyms: nonequivalence
    --2 has particulars: parity
  3. comparison, compare, equivalence, comparability - qualities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"
    --3 is a kind of likeness, alikeness, similitude