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


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