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Meaning of CONGRUENT

Pronunciation:  'kânggroount

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (geometry) coinciding when superimposed
  2. [adj]  corresponding in character or kind

CONGRUENT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: appropriate, coincident, coinciding, congruous, harmonious, identical, superposable
 Antonyms: incongruent, incongruous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con"gru*ent\, a. [L. congruens, p. pr. of congruere:
cf. F. congruent.]
Possessing congruity; suitable; agreeing; corresponding.

      The congruent and harmonious fitting of parts in a
      sentence.                                --B. Jonson.

{Congruent figures} (Geom.), concurring figures.

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