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  Words related to equal

Related / Similar Words: peer, match, compeer, equalize, equalise, equate, be, touch, rival, like, equivalent, same

 

Definition:
  • a person who is of equal standing with another in a group;
  • make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let''s equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors";
  • be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!";
  • be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn''t even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents";
  • well matched; having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law";
  • equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "an equal number"; "the same number";

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    See Also: commensurate, comparable, same

     

    Hyponyms: associate, contemporary, coeval, stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in, successor, replacement, townsman, homologize, homologise, homogenize, homogenise, tie, draw, equate, correspond, match, fit, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, represent, stand for, translate

     

    Grouped Verbs: touch, rival, match, equalize, equalise, equate

     

    Attributes: equality

     

    Member Meronyms: peer group

     

    Derivational Morphology: touch, rival, match, compare, liken, equate, equalize, equalise, peer, compeer, equality, equivalence, equation, par, equator, equalization, equalisation, leveling, counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser

     

     
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