Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun equation

3 senses of equation

Sense 1
equation -- (a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal)
       => mathematical statement -- (a statement of a mathematical relation)

Sense 2
equality, equivalence, equation, par -- (a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best")
       => status, position -- (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life")

Sense 3
equation, equating -- (the act of regarding as equal)
       => equalization, equalisation, leveling -- (the act of making equal or uniform)

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