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1. equal

adjective. ['ˈiːkwəl'] having the same quantity, value, or measure as another.

Synonyms

  • tied
  • isochronous
  • coordinate
  • equivalent
  • coequal
  • even
  • comparable
  • isometric
  • isochronal
  • fifty-fifty
  • isoclinic
  • quits
  • isothermal
  • equality
  • close
  • isoclinal
  • equidistant
  • same
  • isometrical
  • level
  • commensurate
  • tantamount
  • tight
  • equilateral

Antonyms

  • incommensurate
  • inequality
  • incomparable
  • different

Etymology

  • aequalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Equal

  • sequel

Sentences with equal


1. Adjective
Your gain is equal to the proceeds from the sale of the stock minus your cost basis.

Quotes about equal


1. All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
- John Locke

2. We have observed that, in society and the world in which we live, selfishness has increased more than love for others, and that men of good will must work, each with his own strengths and expertise, to ensure that love for others increases until it is equal and possibly exceeds love for oneself.
- Pope Francis

3. True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.
- Honore de Balzac

2. equal-area_projection

noun. a map projection in which quadrilaterals formed by meridians and parallels have an area on the map proportional to their area on the globe.

Synonyms

  • homolosine projection
  • map projection
  • sinusoidal projection
  • Sanson-Flamsteed projection

3. equal-area_map_projection

noun. a map projection in which quadrilaterals formed by meridians and parallels have an area on the map proportional to their area on the globe.

Synonyms

  • map projection
  • equal-area projection
  • sinusoidal projection
  • Sanson-Flamsteed projection

4. equal

verb. ['ˈiːkwəl'] be identical or equivalent to.

Synonyms

  • match
  • be
  • jibe
  • check
  • correspond
  • equate
  • stand for
  • agree
  • fit
  • gibe
  • represent
  • translate

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • asymmetrical
  • perpendicular
  • oblique

Etymology

  • aequalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

5. equal

noun. ['ˈiːkwəl'] a person who is of equal standing with another in a group.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • backup
  • backup man
  • gangsta
  • peer
  • successor
  • townsman
  • match
  • stand-in
  • fill-in
  • contemporary
  • peer group
  • individual
  • reliever
  • mortal
  • substitute
  • coeval
  • person
  • associate
  • compeer
  • replacement
  • relief
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unlaced
  • disarrange
  • sunrise
  • night

Etymology

  • aequalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

6. equal

verb. ['ˈiːkwəl'] be equal to in quality or ability.

Synonyms

  • match
  • compete
  • equalize
  • equate
  • vie
  • equalise
  • contend
  • touch

Antonyms

  • planar
  • difference
  • nonequivalence
  • distant

Etymology

  • aequalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

7. equal

adjective. ['ˈiːkwəl'] having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task.

Synonyms

  • equal to
  • competent
  • adequateness
  • satisfactory
  • adequate
  • up to
  • capable
  • adequacy

Antonyms

  • inadequate
  • inadequacy
  • unbound
  • untied

Etymology

  • aequalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

8. equal

verb. ['ˈiːkwəl'] make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching.

Synonyms

  • rival
  • match
  • equalize
  • homologise
  • draw
  • touch
  • alter
  • equate
  • modify
  • homogenise
  • change
  • equalise
  • homogenize
  • homologize

Antonyms

  • variability
  • unevenness
  • unsteady
  • uneven

Etymology

  • aequalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)
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