equally

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adverb equal·ly \ˈē-kwə-lē\

Definition of equally

  1. 1 :  in an equal or uniform manner :  evenly sharing the money equally

  2. 2 :  to an equal degree respected equally by young and old

Examples of equally in a sentence

  1. The money will be distributed equally among the winners.

  2. My opinions are equally valid.

  3. She's respected equally by the young and old.

  4. The two projects are equally important.

14th Century

First Known Use of equally

14th century




EQUALLY Defined for English Language Learners

equally

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adverb equal·ly \ˈē-kwə-lē\

Definition of equally for English Language Learners

  • : in an equal or even manner

  • : to an equal degree or extent


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