[ ee-kwuh-lee ]
/ ˈi kwə li /


in an equal or identical manner: to treat rich and poor equally.
to an equal degree or extent: You are equally matched.

Nearby words

  1. equality state,
  2. equalization,
  3. equalization payment,
  4. equalize,
  5. equalizer,
  6. equanil,
  7. equanimity,
  8. equanimous,
  9. equanimously,
  10. equant

Origin of equally

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at equal, -ly

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Word Origin and History for equally



late 14c., from equal + -ly (2).

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