verb (used with object), e·qualed, e·qual·ing or (especially British) e·qualled, e·qual·ling.
SYNONYMS FOR equal
QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!
Origin of equal
synonym study for equal
usage note for equal
OTHER WORDS FROM equal
Example sentences from the Web for equal
If the entries are, for example, from the real numbers, then we could ask for them to be close to the original entries, rather than being exactly equal to the original ones.
The playwright Shakespeare is equal to the running back Walter Payton.Remembering Alex Trebek, The Man With All The Answers|Oliver Roeder|November 9, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The issue is that Google and other ad platforms treat all conversions as equal, a major flaw in the system.Artificial intelligence (AI) is key to reducing digital ad waste|Jacob M. DelHagen|November 9, 2020|Search Engine Watch
In Arizona, state law requires a recount when the margin between the top two candidates is equal to or less than one-tenth of 1 percent of the total number of votes cast.How recounts work in Georgia, Wisconsin and other key states|Brittany Shammas, Emma Brown, Jon Swaine|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
A roughly equal share of voters said yes to low-income housing, yes to increased development in Midway and yes to Mayor Gloria – and precinct-level analysis showed similar levels of support throughout the city.San Diego Is a Big City – Todd Gloria Wants it to Act Like One|Andrew Keatts|November 6, 2020|Voice of San Diego
These schools became affiliated Universities, but never equalled the Law University in importance.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
The damage, all over the kingdom, was immense; and at no period of English history has it been equalled.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Certainly Gurickx played magnificently, and with a brio I have rarely heard equalled.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The menu was long, elaborate and imposing; equalled only by the toast list, which contained no less than sixteen separate toasts.
The duty of this engine, in the month of April this year, equalled eighty-seven millions.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
British Dictionary definitions for equal
verb equals, equalling or equalled or US equals, equaling or equaled
Derived forms of equalequally, adverb
Word Origin for equal
usage for equal
Idioms and Phrases with equal
In addition to the idioms beginning with equal
- equal to
- other things being equal
- separate but equal