on an equal footing

Definition of on an equal footing

  1. :  in conditions where everyone has an equal chance making it possible for poor children to compete on an equal footing with other children

Word by Word Definitions

equalplay
  1. :  of the same measure, quantity, amount, or number as another

    :  identical in mathematical value or logical denotation :  equivalent

    :  like in quality, nature, or status

  1. :  one that is equal

    :  an equal quantity

  1. :  to be equal to

    :  to be identical in value to

    :  equalize

footingplay
  1. :  a stable position or placing of the feet

    :  a surface or its condition with respect to one walking or running on it

    :  the condition of a racetrack


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