Definitions for Equalityɪˈkwɒl ɪ ti

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1. equality(noun)

the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status

2. equality, equivalence, equation, par(noun)

a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced

"on a par with the best"

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1. equality(Noun)

The fact of being equal.

2. equality(Noun)

The fact of being equal, of having the same value.

3. equality(Noun)

The equal treatment of people irrespective of social or cultural differences.

4. Origin: From aequalitas.

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1. Equality(noun)

the condition or quality of being equal; agreement in quantity or degree as compared; likeness in bulk, value, rank, properties, etc.; as, the equality of two bodies in length or thickness; an equality of rights

2. Equality(noun)

sameness in state or continued course; evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of temper or constitution

3. Equality(noun)

evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of surface

4. Equality(noun)

exact agreement between two expressions or magnitudes with respect to quantity; -- denoted by the symbol =; thus, a = x signifies that a contains the same number and kind of units of measure that x does

5. Origin: [L. aequalitas, fr. aequalis equal. See Equal.]

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1. Equality

In mathematics equality is a relationship between two quantities or, more generally two mathematical expressions, asserting that the quantities have the same value or that the expressions represent the same mathematical object. The equality between A and B is written A = B, and pronounced A equals B. When A and B may be viewed as functions of some variables, then A = B means that A and B define the same function. Such an equality of functions is sometimes called an identity. For example ² = x² + 2x + 1. When A and B are not fully specified or depend on some variables, equality is a relation which may be true for some values and false for some other values. This allows to consider equality as a binary operation which may produce the two results false and true. In computer programming, this is this interpretation of equality that is used in conditional statements. In some cases, one may consider as equal two mathematical objects that are only equivalent for the properties that are considered. This is, in particular the case in geometry, where two geometric shapes are said equal when one may be moved to coincide with the other. The word congruence is also used for this kind of equality.²²RRR

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1. equality

The equality symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the equality symbol and its characteristic.

British National Corpus

1. Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'Equality' in Nouns Frequency: #2245

Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of Equality in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of Equality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

1. He has something to say. I think its a great message, you know its about injustice, equality for everybody.

2. In many ways, we took a page right from the political arc of marriage equality, is it going to win overnight like a light switch? Absolutely not – but neither did marriage equality.

3. Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

4. I think it's my responsibility as a legislator to help women who cannot break this -- it is not a glass ceiling, it is an iron gate, it's our responsibility to take care of equality, to make sure that equality is not a matter of choice, but rather a mandatory issue.

5. Commitment to Equality unersores your ethical elegance and high moral values. Those who cannot treat others with equality, respect and dignity, tend to do so, because they are morally bankrupt and not advanced in their thinking. Always treat others with dignity, respect and equality.

Translations for Equality

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• مساواة
• bərabərlik
• равноправие, равенство, еднаквост
• igualtat
• rovnost, rovnocennost
• lighed
• Gleichheit, Gleichberechtigung
• ισότητα
• egaleco
• yhdenvertaisuus, yhtäsuuruus, samanvertaisuus, tasa-arvoisuus, tasa-arvo
• égalité
• comhionannas
• egyenlőség
• egaleso
• egualità, ugualità, uguaglianza
• 均等, 平等
• 平等, 평등
• aequitas
• равенство, еднаквост, рамноправност
• gelijkheid, gelijkberechtiging
• likhet
• równość
• egalitate
• равноправие, равенство
• ravnopravnost
• likhet, jämlikhet, likabehandling, jämställdhet
• usawa
• bình đẳng

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