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equal meaning

EN[ˈiːkwəl]
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  • Equal commonly refers to a state of equality. Equal or equals may also refer to: Equals sign, or the symbol "=" EQUAL Community Initiative, an initiative within the European Social Fund of the European Union The Equals, a British pop group formed in 1965
  • NounPLequalsPREequ-SUF-ual
    1. A person or thing of equal status to others.
      1. We're all equals here.
      2. This beer has no equal.
    2. OBS State of being equal; equality.
    3. VerbSGequalsPRequallingPRequalingPT, PPequalledPT, PPequaled
      1. (mathematics) To be equal to, to have the same value as; to correspond to.
        1. Two plus two equals four.
      2. To be equivalent to; to match.
        1. INF To have as its consequence.
          1. Losing this deal equals losing your job.
          2. Might does not equal right.
      3. AdjectiveCOMmore equalSUPmost equal
        1. (not comparable) The same in all respects.
          1. Equal conditions should produce equal results. ‎
          2. All men are created equal. ‎
        2. (mathematics, not comparable) Exactly identical, having the same value.
          1. All right angles are equal. ‎
        3. OBS Fair, impartial.
          1. (comparable) Adequate; sufficiently capable or qualified.
            1. This test is pretty tough, but I think I'm equal to it. ‎
          2. OBS Not variable; equable; uniform; even.
            1. an equal movement ‎
          3. (music) Intended for voices of one kind only, either all male or all female; not mixed.
          4. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • It follows that if two numbers are not equal then one is larger than the other. ‎
              • We had a considerable tight scratch with about an equal number of the British.
              • In the study by Venugopal et al., in describing the phenotype of ΔdlaTΔpdhC, the deletion strain was not recovered post-day one despite equal input into the aerosolizer.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Equal concentration (25 mM) growth solution was prepared by mixing both zinc nitrate hexahydrate and hexamethyltetramine in deionized water.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Using cocommutativity of the Hopf algebra of symmetric functions, certain skew Schur functions are proved to be equal.

          Meaning of equal for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "equal" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
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