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Overview of noun equal

The noun equal has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) peer, equal, match, compeer

(a person who is of equal standing with another in a group)

Overview of verb equal

The verb equal has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (13) equal, be

(be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!")

2. (1) equal, touch, rival, match

(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")

3. equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate

(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")

Overview of adj equal

The adj equal has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (31) equal

(having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law")

2. adequate, equal

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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