- (not comparable) The same in all respects.
- (mathematics, not comparable) Exactly identical, having the same value.
- (comparable) Unvarying, fair.
- (comparable) Adequate; sufficiently capable or qualified.
- (mathematics) To be equal to, to have the same value as; to correspond to.
- (informal) To have as its consequence.
NounEqual (plural Equals)
- A person or thing of equal status to others.
Adverbs for Equal
fairly; satisfactorily; agreeably; monotonously; symmetrically; broadly; practically; reasonably; legitimately; lawfully; admittedly; avowedly; synonymously; sufficiently; apparently; obviously; manifestly; evidently; incontestably.
Synonyms for Equal
- (the same in all respects): identical
- (exactly identical): equivalent, identical
- (unvarying): even, fair, uniform, unvarying
- (to be equal to): be
- (informal, have as its consequence): entail, imply, lead to, mean, result in, spell
- (person or thing of equal status to others): peer
- equable, like, alike, invariable, same, just, equitable, adequate.
Antonyms for Equal
tie, tied, token, top, touch, traded, transposed, twin, unbiased, unbroken, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, uncolored, understudy, undeviating, undifferentiated, undiversified, uniform, unprejudiced, unruffled, unvaried, unvarying, up to, utility player, vicar, vice-president, vice-regent, vie, vie with, well-balanced, well-set, well-set-up, without distinction, accord, accordant, agent, agree, aligned, alike, alter ego, alternate, alternative, amount to, analogous, analogy, approach, at par, au pair, automatic, backup, balance, balanced, be parallel, beat, break even, brother, capable of, challenge comparison, change, changeable, changeling, coequal, coextend, coextending, coextensive, coincident, coincidental, coinciding, collateral, colleague, come to, come up to, commensurable, commensurate, commutable, commutative, comparable, compare, comparison, compeer, competitor, concurrent, congruent, congruous, consistent, consonant, constant, continuous, convertible, coordinate, copy, correspond, correspond to, correspondent, corresponding, coterminous, counterfeit, counterpart, deputy, dispassionate, distributional, distributive, ditto, double, draw, drawn, dummy, duplicate, emulate, equable, equal to, equalize, equalized, equalizing, equidistant, equilateral, equipollent, equispaced, equitable, equivalent, ersatz, eurythmic, even, even off, even stephen, exchange, exchanged, fair, fake, fellow, fifty-fifty, fill-in, finished, flat, ghost, ghostwriter, give-and-take, go alongside, go beside, half, half-and-half, halvers, harmonious, homogeneous, identic, identical, imitation, immutable, impartial, indistinguishable, interchangeable, interchanged, invariable, just, keep pace with, knot, knotted, level, like, lined up, locum tenens, makeshift, match, match up with, matching, mate, measure up, measure up to, measured, mechanical, meet, metaphor, methodic, metonymy, monolithic, mutual, next best thing, nip and tuck, nonconvergent, nondivergent, objective, of a piece, on a footing, on a level, on a par, on even ground, opposite number, ordered, orderly, par, parallel, parallelepipedal, parallelinervate, paralleling, parallelodrome, parallelogrammatic, parallelogrammic, parallelotropic, partake of, particular, peer, per capita, per head, permutable, persistent, personnel, phony, pinch hitter, pro rata, proportional, proportionate, proportioned, prorated, proxy, quits, reach, reciprocal, reciprocating, reciprocative, regular, relief, replacement, representative, reserves, respective, retaliatory, returnable, ringer, rival, robotlike, run abreast, run parallel, run to, second string, secondary, selfsame, several, sign, similar, smooth, spares, square, square with, stable, stack up with, stalemated, stand-in, standard, steadfast, steady, sub, substituent, substitute, substitution, succedaneum, superseder, supplanter, surrogate, swapped, switched, symbol, symmetric, symmetrical, synecdoche, synonymous, systematic, tally, tally with, tantamount, third string,
From Latin aequālis.