Meaning of EQUALITY in English


/i kwol"i tee/ , n. , pl. equalities .

1. the state or quality of being equal; correspondence in quantity, degree, value, rank, or ability.

2. uniform character, as of motion or surface.

3. Math. a statement that two quantities are equal; equation.

[ 1350-1400; ME aequalitat- (s. of aequalitas ). See EQUAL, -ITY ]

Syn. 1. equivalency, parity, correspondence, sameness; justice, fairness, impartiality.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .