noun, plural e·qual·i·ties.
- equal to,
- equal-area projection,
- equality state,
- equalization payment,
Origin of equality
Examples from the Web for equality
In the 21st century women are earning their equality every step of the way… including the bedroom.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex|Aurora Snow|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The tweets linking to the National Review, that bastion of LGBT equality.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And some of the most compelling statements came from a powerful, crucial set of equality allies: corporations.
To define this show of support by major corporations for LGBT equality as a seachange would be no overstatement.
They shared their struggles and triumphs, and illuminated the frontlines of the fight for equality.A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality|Justin Jones|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Equality of imposts, and suppression of certain unjust taxes; 3.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 7 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
The tone of that answer implied an uncompromising assertion of equality.Heart and Science|Wilkie Collins
In his reply he did not fail to introduce the high-sounding words "liberty and equality."Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
Liberty and fraternity were the two springers of the new arch; its keystone was to be equality.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
All your fancy articles of freedom, equality, and dignity among common people become doubtful, when subjected to long practice.The Adventures of My Cousin Smooth|Timothy Templeton
noun plural -ties
late 14c., "evenness of surface, uniformity of size;" c.1400, in reference to amount or number, from Old French equalité (Modern French égalité, which form dates from 17c.), from Latin aequalitatem (nominative aequalitas) "equality, similarity, likeness" (also sometimes with reference to civil rights), from aequalis (see equal). Of privileges, rights, etc., from 1520s.