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equal
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 12
1. Bearing a suitable relation; of just proportion; having competent power, abilities, or means; adequate; as, he is not equal to the task.
4. Of the same interest or concern; indifferent.
Part of Speech: noun
1. State of being equal; equality.
2. One not inferior or superior to another; one having the same or a similar age, rank, station, office, talents, strength, or other quality or condition; an equal quantity or number; as, If equals be taken from equals the remainders are equal.
3. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree, etc.; -- applied to number, degree, quantity, and intensity, and to any subject which admits of them; neither inferior nor superior, greater nor less, better nor worse; corresponding; alike; as, equal quantities of land, water, etc. ; houses of equal size; persons of equal stature or talents; commodities of equal value.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To make equal or equal to; to equalize; hence, to compare or regard as equals; to put on equality.
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