Meaning of EQUAL in English


n. 25B6; adjective

lines of equal length : IDENTICAL, uniform, alike, like, the same, equivalent; matching, comparable, similar, corresponding.

fares equal to a fortnight's wages : EQUIVALENT, identical, amounting; proportionate to, commensurate with, on a par with.

equal treatment before the law : UNBIASED, impartial, non-partisan, fair, just, equitable; unprejudiced, non-discriminatory, egalitarian; neutral, objective, disinterested.

an equal contest : EVENLY MATCHED, even, balanced, level; on a par, on an equal footing; informal fifty-fifty, level pegging, neck and neck.

different, discriminatory.

25B6; noun they did not treat him as their equal : EQUIVALENT, peer, fellow, coequal, like; counterpart, match, parallel.

25B6; verb

two plus two equals four : BE EQUAL TO, be equivalent to, be the same as; come to, amount to, make, total, add up to.

he equalled the world record : MATCH, reach, parallel, be level with, measure up to.

the fable equals that of any other poet : BE AS GOOD AS, be a match for, measure up to, equate with; be in the same league as, rival, compete with.

25A0; equal to CAPABLE OF, fit for, up to, good/strong enough for; suitable for, suited to, appropriate for; informal having what it takes.

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