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equals

noun
plural of equal

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(Entry 1 of 2)

one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value
  • a basketball player who truly has no equal in his sport

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equals

verb
present tense third-person singular of equal

Synonyms of equals (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to produce something equal to (as in quality or value)
  • no one has equaled Shakespeare's plays

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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

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3 to be the exact counterpart of
  • in the British system a public school equals an American prep school

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“Equals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/equals. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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