equally

adverb equal·ly \ ˈē-kwə-lē \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of equally

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

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First Known Use of equally

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of equally for English Language Learners

  • : in an equal or even manner

  • : to an equal degree or extent


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