equally meaning


    Definition of equally in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore equallySUPmost equallyPREequ-SUF-ly
    1. (manner) In an equal manner; in equal shares or proportion; with equal and impartial justice; without difference; alike; evenly; justly; as, equally taxed, furnished, etc.
      1. They shared equally in the spoils. ‎
    2. (degree) In equal degree or extent; just as.
      1. The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. [ …] Their example was followed by others at a time when the master of Mohair was superintending in person the docking of some two-year-olds, and equally invisible.
    3. (conjunctive) Used to link two or more coordinate elements.
      1. John suffered setbacks at his job. Equally, Frank's business slowed. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Seeing this happen equally evokes fear and anger in me.
      • Four equally spaced bolt holes on a bolt circle can be dimensioned at one hole with the notation (TYP) following it.
      • To the accompaniment of a plain, sparsely unforgiving string arrangement, a lonely old lady dies her lonely death, her only funeralgoer the equally lonely priest who buries her.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Conjunctive adverbs
        • Degree adverbs
          • Manner adverbs
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ly

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en equall
          2. en æqually
          3. en equably
          4. en squally
          5. en usually
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of equally for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "equally" is an adverb, more specifically, a conjunctive adverb, a degree adverb and a manner adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 5
          Definite    ➨     Versatile