coequal

adjective co·equal \ (ˌ)kō-ˈē-kwəl \
|Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of coequal

: equal with one another
  • coequal branches of government

coequal

noun

coequality

play \ˌkō-ē-ˈkwä-lə-tē\ noun

coequally

play \(ˌ)kō-ˈē-kwə-lē\ adverb

Examples of coequal in a Sentence

  1. in my mind illegally downloading a music file is coequal to stealing a CD from a store

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First Known Use of coequal

14th century

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  • : equal with each other


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