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  • 1 equal — Ⅰ. equal UK US /ˈiːkwəl/ adjective ► the same in price, number, size, etc.: »The values of cross border and internal sales were about equal over the year. an equal amount/number/share »Instead of an equal share, we got only one fifth of the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Equal — E qual, a. [L. aequalis, fr. aequus even, equal; akin to Skr. ?ka, and perh. to L. unus for older oinos one, E. one.] 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree, etc.;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 equal — 1 adj [Latin aequalis, from aequus level, equal] 1: like in quality, nature, or status 2: like for each member of a group, class, or society 3: regarding or affecting all objects in the same way: impartial equal 2 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Equal — E qual, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equaled}or {Equalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Equaling} or {Equalling}.] 1. 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. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Equal — E qual, n. 1. 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; as, If equals be taken from equals the remainders… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Equal — commonly refers to a state of equality.Equal may also refer to:* Equals sign, or the symbol = * An equality operator, a relational operator expressed as = in C style * Equal (sweetener), a brand of artificial sweetener * EQUAL Community… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 equal to — index capable, commensurate, effective (efficient), proficient, qualified (competent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Will …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 equal — /ee kweuhl/, adj., n., v., equaled, equaling or (esp. Brit.) equalled, equalling. adj. 1. as great as; the same as (often fol. by to or with): The velocity of sound is not equal to that of light. 2. like or alike in quantity, degree, value, etc.; …

    Universalium

  • 9 equal — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ intellectual, social VERB + EQUAL ▪ consider sb (as), regard sb as, treat sb as ▪ He did not regard himself as her intellectual equal …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 Equal — Les programmes d’Initiatives Communautaire « Equal » sont une typologie de projet co financé par le Fonds social européen. Equal fait partie de la stratégie de l’Union européenne de l’Emploi. Il constitue un laboratoire pour développer… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 11 equal — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin aequalis, from aequus level, equal Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) of the same measure, quantity, amount, or number as another (2) identical in mathematical value or logical denotation ; equivalent… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 equal — 1. adjective /ˈiːkwəl/ a) The same in all respects. Equal conditions should produce equal results. b) Exactly identical, having the same value. All right angles are equal. Syn: identical, equiv …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 equal — Like unique, perpendicular, and other words with absolute meaning, equal should not be preceded by more or most because it is not capable of comparison. More nearly equal and more equitable are more acceptable and precise expressions than more… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 14 equal to — {adj. phr.} Able to meet, do, or control; able to do something about. * /The situation took quick thinking, but John was equal to it./ * /When a guest upset the coffee pot, Mrs. Smith s tact and quickness of mind were equal to the occasion./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15 equal to — {adj. phr.} Able to meet, do, or control; able to do something about. * /The situation took quick thinking, but John was equal to it./ * /When a guest upset the coffee pot, Mrs. Smith s tact and quickness of mind were equal to the occasion./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16 Equal — aspartame aspartame n. 1. an artificial sweetener containing an aspartic acid peptide, ({C14H18N2O5}); it is 160 times sweeter than sucrose (cane sugar) and is used as a calorie free sweetener. Chemically it is N L [alpha] aspartyl L… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 equal — Synonyms and related words: accord, accordant, agent, agree, aligned, alike, alter ego, alternate, alternative, amount to, analogous, analogy, approach, at par, au pair, automatic, backup, balance, balanced, be parallel, beat, break even, brother …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 EQUAL VM-1 — …

    Википедия

  • 19 equal — the same, said of jaws of the same length …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 20 equal to — Synonyms and related words: able, adequate, alert for, ample, au fait, barely sufficient, capable, commensurate, competent, corresponding, decent, due, effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, enough, fit, fitted, fitted for, good, good… …

    Moby Thesaurus