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equal

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of equal

  1. 1 marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias the basic belief that everyone is entitled to equal opportunity in employment Synonyms of equal candid, disinterested, dispassionate, fair, equitable, evenhanded, impartial, indifferent, just, nonpartisan, objective, square, unbiased, unprejudicedWords Related to equal frank, forthright, open, straight, straightforward; balanced, rational, reasonableNear Antonyms of equal deceitful, deceptive, dishonest; arbitrary, unconscionable, unreasonable; jaundiced, unfriendly, unsympathetic; colored, distorted, warpedAntonyms of equal biased, ex parte, inequitable, nonobjective, one-sided, partial, parti pris, partisan, prejudiced, unjust

  2. 2 resembling another in every respect as far as I can see, except for the high price, the store-brand jacket is equal to the jacket with the designer label Synonyms of equal coequal, duplicate, same, even, identical, indistinguishableWords Related to equal akin, alike, analogous, comparable, coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, equivalent, like, look-alike, matching, parallel, similar, such, suchlike, synonymous, tantamountNear Antonyms of equal differentiable, discriminable; divers, miscellaneous, sundry, varied, variousAntonyms of equal different, disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlike

  3. 3 having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance looking for someone equal to the challenge of running a large state university Synonyms of equal able, capable, competent, fit, good, qualified, suitableWords Related to equal accomplished, ace, adept, experienced, expert, master, masterful, masterly, practiced (also practised), proficient, seasoned, skilled, skillful, veteran; overqualified; prepared, schooled, trained; apt, ready, willing; all-around (also all-round), protean, versatileNear Antonyms of equal inexperienced, inexpert, unseasoned, unskilled, unskillful; unprepared, unschooled, untrained; beginning, green, new, raw, untested, untriedAntonyms of equal incompetent, inept, poor, unfit, unfitted, unqualified

  4. 4 free from emotional or mental agitation he proceeded, in an equal tone, to recount the terrible events of the day Synonyms of equal collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, calm, level, limpid, peaceful, placid, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, serene, smooth, together, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworriedWords Related to equal even, even-keeled, steady, well-adjusted, well-balanced; imperturbable, nerveless, unflappable, unshakable; centered, disciplined, equable, self-contained, self-controlled; affable, breezy, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, laid-back, loosey-goosey, mellow; carefree, nonchalant, unconcerned; assured, confident, self-assured; aloof, detached, dispassionate, indifferent; bovine, impassive, phlegmatic, sober, stolid; relaxed, relieved, tranquilized (also tranquillized)Near Antonyms of equal anxious, bothered, distressed, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, worried; jittery, jumpy, nervous, restless, skittish, tense; high-strung, unstable, uptightAntonyms of equal agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset


equal

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of equal

  1. one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value a basketball player who truly has no equal in his sport Synonyms of equal coequal, compeer, coordinate, counterpart, equivalent, fellow, like, match, parallel, peer, rival Words Related to equal analogue (or analog); double, half, mate, twin; associate, colleague, companion, copartner, partner; competitor


equal

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of equal

  1. 1 to produce something equal to (as in quality or value) no one has equaled Shakespeare's plays Synonyms of equal match, meet, tie Words Related to equal beat, better, eclipse, excel, outdistance, outdo, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; amount (to), approach, touch; approximate, keep up, measure up (to), parallel, rival, stack up (against or with)

  2. 2 to be the same in meaning or effect being confined to home for a whole weekend would equal a death sentence in the minds of a lot of teens Synonyms of equal add up (to), come (to), correspond (to), emulate, amountWords Related to equal approach, match, measure (up), meet, rival, touch; connote, denote, express, import, mean, signify, smack (of), spell, suggest

  3. 3 to be the exact counterpart of in the British system a public school equals an American prep school Synonyms of equal correspond (to), match, parallelWords Related to equal blend (with), conform (to), coordinate (with), go (with), harmonize (with); complement, supplement; counterbalance, counterpoise; echo, image, mirror, repeat; add up (to), amount (to), approach, come (to), near; measure (up), partake (of), rival, suggest



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