peer, equal, match, compeer(adj)
a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
"on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
"she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task"
be identical or equivalent to
"One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
equal, touch, rival, match(verb)
be equal to in quality or ability
"Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate(verb)
make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
"let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
A person or thing of equal status to others.
To be equal to, to have the same value as; to correspond to.
Two plus two equals four.
To be equivalent to; to match
To have as its consequence.
The same in all respects.
Equal conditions should produce equal results.
Exactly identical, having the same value.
All right angles are equal.
Adequate; sufficiently capable or qualified.
This test is pretty tough, but I think I'm equal to it.
Origin: From aequalis.
agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree, etc.; -- applied to number, degree, quantity, and intensity, and to any subject which admits of them; neither inferior nor superior, greater nor less, better nor worse; corresponding; alike; as, equal quantities of land, water, etc. ; houses of equal size; persons of equal stature or talents; commodities of equal value
bearing a suitable relation; of just proportion; having competent power, abilities, or means; adequate; as, he is not equal to the task
not variable; equable; uniform; even; as, an equal movement
evenly balanced; not unduly inclining to either side; characterized by fairness; unbiased; impartial; equitable; just
of the same interest or concern; indifferent
intended for voices of one kind only, either all male or all female; -- opposed to mixed
exactly agreeing with respect to quantity
one not inferior or superior to another; one having the same or a similar age, rank, station, office, talents, strength, or other quality or condition; an equal quantity or number; as, "If equals be taken from equals the remainders are equal."
state of being equal; equality
to be or become equal to; to have the same quantity, the same value, the same degree or rank, or the like, with; to be commen/urate with
to make equal return to; to recompense fully
to make equal or equal to; to equalize; hence, to compare or regard as equals; to put on equality
Equal is a brand of artificial sweetener containing aspartame, dextrose and maltodextrin. It is marketed as a tabletop sweetener by Merisant, a global corporation which also used to own the well-known NutraSweet brand when it was a subsidiary of Monsanto and which has headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, Switzerland, Mexico, and Australia. In French Canada, Equal is known as "Égal".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ē′kwal, adj. identical: of the same value: adequate: in just proportion: fit: equable: uniform: equitable: evenly balanced: just.—n. one of the same age, rank, &c.—v.t. to be, or to make, equal to:—pr.p. ē′qualling; pa.p. ē′qualled.—n. Equalisā′tion, the act of making equal: state of being equalised.—v.t. E′qualise, to make equal.—adj. and n. Equalitār′ian, of or pertaining to the equality of mankind.—n. Equal′ity, the condition of being equal: sameness: evenness.—adv. E′qually.—n. E′qualness, the state of being equal: evenness: uniformity.—v.t. Equāte′, to reduce to an average or to a common standard of comparison: to regard as equal:—pr.p. equāt′ing; pa.p. equāt′ed.—ns. Equā′tion, the act of making equal: (alg.) a statement of the equality of two quantities: reduction to a mean proportion; Equā′tor (geog.), a great circle passing round the middle of the globe and dividing it into two equal parts: (astron.) the equinoctial.—adj. Equatō′rial, of or pertaining to the equator.—n. an instrument for observing and following a celestial body in any part of its diurnal course.—adv. Equatō′rially, so as to have motion or direction parallel to the equator.—Equal to the occasion, fit or able for an emergency.—Equation of time, the reduction from mean solar time to apparent solar time.—An equal (Spens.), a state of equality.—Personal equation, any error common to all the observations of some one person, any tendency to error or prejudice due to the personal characteristics of some person for which allowance must be made. [L. æqualis—æquāre, to make equal—æquus, equal.]
To have equal amount of strength or force on two or more sides
We have a balanced force because she weighs 85 pounds like me and she is pulling on the other side
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'equal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1761
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'equal' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1531
Rank popularity for the word 'equal' in Verbs Frequency: #1108
Rank popularity for the word 'equal' in Adjectives Frequency: #216
The numerical value of equal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of equal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Everybody deserves equal treatment. Everybody deserves equal rights.
It is time for women. Equal means equal. The truth is the older women get the less money they make.
All fingers are not alike, If you cut bigger ones to make all equal it is communism, If you stretch smaller ones to make all equal it is socialism, If you do nothing to make all equal it is capitalism.
To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else's equal rights, it's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America.
There are indications that the state support leads to an advantage (for Gulf carriers) compared to European airlines, the benefit of an aviation agreement for us could be to get equal opportunities and for the Gulf carriers that there is the possibility, if there is an equal opportunity again, to talk about new landing rights.
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- identies, gelyk, dieselfdeAfrikaans
- ساوى, يساوي, عدل, مساوٍ, المساوِيArabic
- равен, еднакъв, равнявам сеBulgarian
- igualCatalan, Valencian
- cydraddol, cydraddWelsh
- gleichen, gleich, Gleichgestellter, GleichgestellteGerman
- igual, igualarSpanish
- samanlainen, [[yhtä]] [[suuri]] [[kuin]], sama, vertainenFinnish
- égal, égaleFrench
- leithidScottish Gaelic
- pari, uguale, eguagliareItalian
- 等しい, 同じJapanese
- lygus, vienodas, tolygusLithuanian
- vienlīdzīgs, vienāds, līdzīgsLatvian
- gelijke, gelijk zijn aan, betekenen, identieke, identiek, gelijkDutch
- er likNorwegian
- igualar, significar, igual, par, [[ser]] [[igual]] [[a]]Portuguese
- ровня, одинаковый, равный, равнятьсяRussian
- lik, vara lika med, betyda, jämlike, likeSwedish
- công bằngVietnamese
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