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# congruent

## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

• adj. Mathematics Coinciding exactly when superimposed: congruent triangles.
• adj. Mathematics Of or relating to two numbers that have the same remainder when divided by a third number. For example, 11 and 26 are congruent when the modulus is 5.

• adj. Having a difference divisible by a modulus.
• adj. Coinciding exactly when superimposed.

### from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• adj. Possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding.

### from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

• Harmoniously joined or related; agreeing; corresponding; appropriate.
• In mathematics, in the relation of congruence: thus, one number is said to be congruent to another relatively to a third, called the modulus, when the first two numbers on being divided by the modulus give the same remainder.
• In logic, predicable of the same subject, as terms, or true of the same state of things, as propositions.
• Tn grammar, accordant; agreeing.
• In geometry, identical in shape and size.

• adj. corresponding in character or kind

## Etymologies

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, from Latin congruēns, congruent-, present participle of congruere, to agree.