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Definitions of "equal"

  • Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another. adjective
  • Mathematics Being the same or identical to in value. adjective
  • Having the same privileges, status, or rights: equal before the law. adjective
  • Being the same for all members of a group: gave every player an equal chance to win. adjective
  • Having the requisite qualities, such as strength or ability, for a task or situation: "Elizabeth found herself quite equal to the scene” ( Jane Austen). adjective
  • Adequate in extent, amount, or degree. adjective
  • Impartial; just; equitable. adjective
  • Tranquil; equable. adjective
  • Showing or having no variance in proportion, structure, or appearance. adjective
  • One that is equal to another: These two models are equals in computing power. noun
  • To be equal to, especially in value. verb-transitive
  • To do, make, or produce something equal to: equaled the world record in the mile run. verb-transitive
  • The same in all respects. adjective
  • Exactly identical, having the same value. adjective
  • Fair, impartial. adjective
  • Adequate; sufficiently capable or qualified. adjective
  • To be equal to, to have the same value as; to correspond to. verb
  • To be equivalent to; to match verb
  • To have as its consequence. verb

The word "equal" in example sentences

One of the women’s rights issues at the time was whether women should get equal pay for comparable work, and a Washington state “equal worth” case was winding its way through the federal courts.. [Printing: Judge Roberts's Slap at Women]

One of the women’s rights issues at the time was whether women should get equal pay for comparable work, and a Washington state “equal worth” case was winding its way through the federal courts. '. [OpEdNews - Quicklink: PARRY: Judge Roberts's Slap at Women]

Thus the time divisions of pleasurable rhythm are not mathematically equal, nor even necessarily approximately equal, but are such as are _felt to be equal_.. [The Principles of English Versification]

But there is no reason, except the opposition of parents who want privileges for their children, why every child in every civilized country to-day should not be guaranteed by the community an equal opportunity in public education and an _equal chance for promotion in the public or semi-public service_, which soon promises to employ a large part if not the majority of the community.. [Socialism As It Is A Survey of The World-Wide Revolutionary Movement]

Matter of great Concern and equal Surprize, that the other Provinces do not more _universally_ and _effectually_ follow the lucrative Example of the _North_! since, it is evident, nothing but _equal Industry_ can be wanting to render them _equally flourishing_, The Over-growth of Graziers and Stockmasters, is the strongest Indication that can be of national. [An Essay on the Antient and Modern State of Ireland]

Not on an equal footing, but a _rather more equal_ footing than now.. [Letters to Helen Impressions of an Artist on the Western Front]

They defined with tolerable distinctness in what they did consider all men created equal, —equal in certain inalienable rights, among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.. [Last Joint Debate, at Alton. Mr. Lincoln's Reply]

Thus Logicians read _A -- is -- equal to B_: as if _equal to B_ could possibly be a term co-relative with A.. [Logic Deductive and Inductive]

All men are equal by nature; nobody denies that they all ought to be _equal in the eye of the law_; but, how are they to be thus equal, if the law begin by suffering. [Advice to Young Men And (Incidentally) to Young Women in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life. In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Youth, a Bachelor, a Lover, a Husband, a Father, a Citizen, or a Subject.]

The anti-gay are blatantly on the side of keeping them * NOT* equal, and strive and strive and strive to * make it sound like they're keeping everything equal* ... which is your big, big clue that they know they're not, and are trying to rewrite the rules of logic, basically.. [Gay/Lesbian Forum]

"No, Sir," said the parson, "we want equal justice, equal political rights; in fact all we want, and all that the people require, to make them free and happy, is _equal laws_ and an _impartial_ and _just administration of those laws_, which we shall never have while the present corrupt system lasts.. [Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. — Volume 1]

In short, you appear to be arguing that the term equal protection of the laws means that it is permissible for the government to engage in racial discrimination which harms a citizen by denying them equal protection of the laws so long as the government is not also denigrating the citizen.. [Balkinization]

While they say they are adhering to international protocols, international protocols use the term equal pay for work of equal value.. [Liblogs.ca latest blog entries]

They are probably confused about human value and so have decided to slap the label equal on the sexes without making a distinction between "having just as much value" and "being exactly the same in character and ability".. [Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]]

Among them was Marquez, who recounted a long fight for what he called equal rights.. [Gay rights activists celebrate Argentine vote for same-sex marriage]

This what they call equal opportunity, we suppose.. [Credit Free, Free Market Economy: The Plausible Solution to the Economic Crisis. Part I]

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