coequal

[ koh-ee-kwuh l ]
/ koʊˈi kwəl /

adjective

equal with another or each other in rank, ability, extent, etc.: The two top students were coequal.

noun

a coequal person or thing.

Nearby words

  1. coenurus,
  2. coenzyme,
  3. coenzyme a,
  4. coenzyme q,
  5. coenzyme q 10,
  6. coequality,
  7. coequally,
  8. coerce,
  9. coercimeter,
  10. coercion

Origin of coequal

1350–1400; Middle English. See co-, equal

Related formsco·e·qual·i·ty [koh-i-kwol-i-tee] /ˌkoʊ ɪˈkwɒl ɪ ti/, co·e·qual·ness, nounco·e·qual·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for coequal

coequal

/ (kəʊˈiːkwəl) /

adjective

of the same size, rank, etc

noun

a person or thing equal with another
Derived Formscoequality (ˌkəʊɪˈkwɒlɪtɪ) or coequalness, nouncoequally, adverb

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Word Origin and History for coequal

coequal

adj.

late 14c.; see co- + equal.

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