noun equal·i·ty \i-ˈkwä-lə-tē\

: the quality or state of being equal : the quality or state of having the same rights, social status, etc.

plural equal·i·ties

Full Definition of EQUALITY

:  the quality or state of being equal
:  equation 2a

Examples of EQUALITY

  1. the ideals of liberty and equality
  2. <it's absurd to suggest that there's an equality in the evil committed by the Nazis and the crimes of the government of that Asian country>

First Known Use of EQUALITY

15th century

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

Rhymes with EQUALITY

EQUALITIES Defined for Kids


noun equal·i·ty \i-ˈkwä-lə-tē\
plural equal·i·ties

Definition of EQUALITY for Kids

:  the condition or state of being the same in number, amount, degree, rank, or quality


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