equal

Definitions:

  • Having one measure; the same in magnitude, quantity, degree, amount, worth, value, or excellence.
  • Even; uniform; not variable; equable: as, an <em>equal</em> mind.
  • Having a just relation or proportion; correspondent; commensurate.
  • Impartial; not biased; just; equitable; not unduly favorable to any party: as, the terms and conditions of the contract are <em>equal; equal</em> laws.
  • Of the same interest or concern; of like moment or importance.
  • Adequate; having competent power, ability, or means: with <em>to</em>: as, the army was not <em>equal to</em> the contest; we are <em>not equal to</em> the undertaking.
  • Of the same rank or dignity; having a common level or standing; having the same rights, interests, etc.: as, we are all <em>equal</em> in the sight of God.
  • In <em>botany</em>, symmetrical, as applied to leaves and to various organs of cryptogams; of uniform thickness, as the stipe of an agaric.
  • In <em>entomology</em>, same as <internalXref urlencoded="equate">equate</internalXref>.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> Equable, regular, unvarying.
  • Proportionate, conformable, equivalent.
  • Fair, even-handed.
  • Fit, competent.
  • One who or that which is not different in all or some respects from another; specifically, one who is not inferior or superior to another; a person having the same or a similar age, rank, station, office, talents, strength, etc.
  • The state of being equal; equality.
  • Equally; in a manner equal (to).
  • To be or become equal to; be commensurate with; be as great as; correspond to or be on a level with in any respect; be adequate to: as, your share <em>equals</em> mine; no other dramatist <em>equals</em> Shakspere.
  • To make equivalent to; recompense fully; answer in full proportion.
  • To count or consider as equal; make comparable.
  • To be equal; match.
  • 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.”
  • State of being equal; equality.
  • 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; ; houses of <ex>equal</ex> size; persons of <ex>equal</ex> stature or talents; commodities of <ex>equal</ex> value.
  • Bearing a suitable relation; of just proportion; having competent power, abilities, or means; adequate.
  • Not variable; equable; uniform; even.
  • 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 <contr>mixed</contr>.
  • Exactly agreeing with respect to quantity.
  • See <er>Temperament</er>.
  • 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.
  • The same in all respects.
  • Exactly identical, having the same <xref>value</xref>.
  • <xref>Fair</xref>, <xref>impartial</xref>.
  • <xref>Adequate</xref>; sufficiently <xref>capable</xref> or <xref>qualified</xref>.
  • To be equal to, to have the same value as; to <xref>correspond</xref> to.
  • To be <xref>equivalent</xref> to; to <xref>match</xref>
  • To have as its <xref>consequence</xref>.
  • A person or thing of equal status to others.
  • be identical or equivalent to
  • a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
  • be equal to in quality or ability
  • having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
  • make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
  • having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
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