Definitions: (noun) An equation is how everything works together to create a situation. (noun) An equation is a mathematical statement in which both sides are of equal value.
Examples: (noun) Money plays a big part in the political equation. (noun) Using this equation, we can evaluate the effect of increased temperatures on the evaporation of the lake.
Synonyms: situation, circumstance.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 2 C