peer, equal, match, compeer(adj)
a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
"on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
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"
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"
adjoin, touch, pit, have-to doe with, rival, play off, pertain, couple, match, concern, fit, stir, tinge, refer, meet, equalize, twin, agree, be, gibe, oppose, tally, equalise, affect, pair, jibe, cope with, equate, relate, touch on, tinct, bear on, allude, bear upon, reach, contact, correspond, come to, advert, impact, partake, extend to, mate, disturb, tint, check
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"
liken, equalize, touch, be, fit, gibe, equate, pair, meet, agree, get even, equalise, check, play off, match, cope with, tally, rival, compare, mate, couple, correspond, pit, oppose, twin, jibe
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?
I have always been impressed by the fact that there are a surprising number of individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and an equal number who do use their minds, but in an amazingly stupid way.
With two masters from two equal branches of government, we will follow the instructions of the one that employs him.
I really enjoyed working for Apple ... I never had any intention of betraying any secrets or harming Apple, as anyone who has read the book will tell you, but I also believe in the freedom of the press and freedom of speech and that every person and every company is equal before the law, and therefore I resist Apple's demands.
I've been lucky enough to have equal pay to my male costars. Not 'lucky.' I've had pay equal to my male costars in the past few films. but our industry ebbs and flows in a way that's like, 'How much are you bringing into the box office?' 'How much are you the draw or is the other person the draw?'.
I find it somewhat troubling that even before the President named Judge Kavanaugh that there were those who were roundly condemning the nominee without knowing who the nominee is, i think that there is a process -- that process needs to be fair, it needs to be open. We all, every member of the United States Senate has an equal obligation to thoroughly vet this nominee. And we will come down on one side or the other but in due deference to the nominee and in due deference to the president's prerogative to name a nominee. We have an obligation to thoroughly work through this advice and consent process.
Translations for 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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