peer, equal, match, compeer(noun)
a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate(verb)
make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
"let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
be identical or equivalent to
"One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
equal, touch, rival, match(verb)
be equal to in quality or ability
"Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
"she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task"
having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
"on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
The same in all respects.
Equal conditions should produce equal results.
Exactly identical, having the same value.
All right angles are equal.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Adequate, commensurate, and sufficient signify equal to some given occasion or work; as, a sum sufficient to meet expenses; an adequate remedy for the disease. Commensurate is the more precise and learned word, signifying that which exactly measures the matter in question. Adapted, fit, suitable, and qualified refer to the qualities which match or suit the occasion. A clergyman may have strength adequate to the work of a porter; but that would not be a fit or suitable occupation for him. Work is satisfactory if it satisfies those for whom it is done, though it may be very poor work judged by some higher standard. Qualified refers to acquired abilities; competent to both natural and acquired; a qualified teacher may be no longer competent, by reason of ill health. Able and capable suggest general ability and reserved power, able being the higher word of the two. An able man will do something well in any position. A capable man will come up to any ordinary demand. We say an able orator, a capable accountant.
Adequate to the demand; for the purpose.
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How to use equal in a sentence?
On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. Its enactment, following the longest continuous debate in the history of the U.S. Senate, enshrined into law the basic principle upon which our country was founded - that all people are created equal.
Within every adversity is an equal or greater opportunity.
As an immigrant myself, having grown up in a communist society, I know all too well the value and importance of freedom and equal opportunity -- ideals which this great nation was founded and has continued to strive towards throughout its history.
Federation hasn't worked, so it has to be either confederation or full separation, if we have three confederated states, we will have equal three capitals, so one is not above the other.
If you would marry suitably, marry your equal.
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- identies, gelyk, dieselfdeAfrikaans
- ساوى, يساوي, عدل, مساوٍ, المساوِيArabic
- равен, еднакъв, равнявам сеBulgarian
- igualCatalan, Valencian
- cydraddol, cydraddWelsh
- gleichen, gleich, Gleichgestellter, GleichgestellteGerman
- igual, igualarSpanish
- samanlainen, [[yhtä]] [[suuri]] [[kuin]], sama, vertainenFinnish
- égal, égaleFrench
- leithidScottish Gaelic
- pari, uguale, eguagliareItalian
- 等しい, 同じJapanese
- lygus, vienodas, tolygusLithuanian
- vienlīdzīgs, vienāds, līdzīgsLatvian
- gelijke, gelijk zijn aan, betekenen, identieke, identiek, gelijkDutch
- er likNorwegian
- igualar, significar, igual, par, [[ser]] [[igual]] [[a]]Portuguese
- ровня, одинаковый, равный, равнятьсяRussian
- lik, vara lika med, betyda, jämlike, likeSwedish
- công bằngVietnamese
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