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equal

e·qual

equal

 
 
pronunciation:
i kwl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having the same value, measure, or amount as something else.
The two sisters are of equal height.
synonyms:
equivalent, identical, matching
antonyms:
different, unequal
similar words:
alike, level, mutual, same, similar, twin
definition 2: the same for everyone.
We all have an equal chance to win the game.
antonyms:
unfair
similar words:
democratic, equivalent, even, fair, mutual, same, uniform
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person or thing that is the same as or equal to another.
He is my equal at playing sports.
synonyms:
equivalent, match, peer
similar words:
colleague, counterpart, double, fellow, mate, twin
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: equaled, equaling, equals
definition: to be the same as or equal to.
The load I'm carrying equals yours.
synonyms:
match, rival
similar words:
make
derivation: equaled (adj.)
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