equal meaning

  • 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
  • E.Quals, a Nepali Heavy Metal band
  • Equal (sweetener), a brand of artificial sweetener
  • Equals (film), a Sci-fi film

    Definition of equal in English Dictionary

  • 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
              • Cats stretch with equal ease and agility beyond the point that breaks a man on the rack. ‎
              • Second, LO has the well-defined volatile components linalool and linalyl acetate in almost equal amounts [14 ], the effect of which can be examined via the administration of LO as oil.
              • The difference between the nondiamagnetic and diamagnetic energy expressions is equal to a "hidden energy" often attributed to Amperian magnetic dipoles.
            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.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                Related Links:
                1. en equally
                2. en equality
                3. en equals
                4. en equalization
                5. en equalisation
                Source: Wiktionary
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                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.
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