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equal (adjective)
1.
a) (1) of the same measure, quantity, amount, or number as another
(2) identical in mathematical value or logical denotation - equivalent
b) like in quality, nature, or status
c) like for each member of a group, class, or society - provide equal employment opportunities
2.
regarding or affecting all objects in the same way - impartial
3.
free from extremes as
a) tranquil in mind or mood
b) not showing variation in appearance, structure, or proportion
4.
a) capable of meeting the requirements of a situation or a task
b) - suitable bored with work not equal to his abilities same
equal (noun)
1.
one that is equal - insists that women can be absolute equals with men Anne Bernays
2.
an equal quantity
equal (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to be equal to , especially to be identical in value to
2.
archaic - equalize
3.
to make or produce something equal to
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
equal (adjective)
1.
marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias
SYNONIMS:
candid, disinterested, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, impartial, indifferent, just, nonpartisan, objective, square, unbiased, unprejudiced
RELATED WORDS:
frank, forthright, open, straight, straightforward; balanced, rational, reasonable
NEAR ANTONYMS:
deceitful, deceptive, dishonest; arbitrary, unconscionable, unreasonable; jaundiced, unfriendly, unsympathetic; colored, distorted, warped
biased, ex parte, inequitable, nonobjective, one-sided, partial, parti pris, partisan, prejudiced, unjust
equal (adjective)
2.
resembling another in every respect
SYNONIMS:
coequal, duplicate, equal, even, identical, indistinguishable
RELATED WORDS:
akin, alike, analogous, comparable, coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, equivalent, like, look-alike, matching, parallel, similar, such, suchlike, synonymous, tantamount
NEAR ANTONYMS:
differentiable, discriminable; divers, miscellaneous, sundry, varied, various
different, disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlike
equal (adjective)
3.
having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance
SYNONIMS:
able, capable, equal, fit, good, qualified, suitable
RELATED WORDS:
accomplished, ace, adept, experienced, expert, master, masterful, masterly, practiced ( practised), proficient, seasoned, skilled, skillful, veteran; overqualified; prepared, schooled, trained; apt, ready, willing; all-around ( all-round), protean, versatile
NEAR ANTONYMS:
inexperienced, inexpert, unseasoned, unskilled, unskillful; unprepared, unschooled, untrained; beginning, green, new, raw, untested, untried
incompetent, inept, poor, unfit, unfitted, unqualified
equal (adjective)
4.
free from emotional or mental agitation
SYNONIMS:
collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, equal, level, limpid, peaceful, placid, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, serene, smooth, together, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworried
RELATED WORDS:
even, even-keeled, steady, well-adjusted, well-balanced; imperturbable, nerveless, unflappable, unshakable; centered, disciplined, equable, self-contained, self-controlled; affable, breezy, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, laid-back, loosey-goosey, mellow; carefree, nonchalant, unconcerned; assured, confident, self-assured; aloof, detached, dispassionate, indifferent; bovine, impassive, phlegmatic, sober, stolid; relaxed, relieved, tranquilized ( tranquillized)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
anxious, bothered, distressed, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, worried; jittery, jumpy, nervous, restless, skittish, tense; high-strung, unstable, uptight
agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset
equal (noun)
one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value
SYNONIMS:
coequal, compeer, coordinate, counterpart, equivalent, fellow, like, match, parallel, peer, rival
RELATED WORDS:
analogue ( analog); double, half, mate, twin; associate, colleague, companion, copartner, partner; competitor
equal (verb)
1.
to produce something equal to (as in quality or value)
SYNONIMS:
match, meet, tie
RELATED WORDS:
beat, better, eclipse, excel, outdistance, outdo, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; amount (to), approach, touch; approximate, keep up, measure up (to), parallel, rival, stack up (against with)
equal (verb)
2.
to be the same in meaning or effect
SYNONIMS:
add up (to), come (to), correspond (to), emulate, equal
RELATED WORDS:
approach, match, measure (up), meet, rival, touch; connote, denote, express, import, mean, signify, smack (of), spell, suggest
equal (verb)
3.
to be the exact counterpart of
SYNONIMS:
correspond (to), equal, parallel
RELATED WORDS:
blend (with), conform (to), coordinate (with), go (with), harmonize (with); complement, supplement; counterbalance, counterpoise; echo, image, mirror, repeat; add up (to), amount (to), approach, come (to), near; measure (up), partake (of), rival, suggest
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