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1 equal /ˈiːkwəl/ adjective
1 equal
/ˈiːkwəl/
adjective
Learner's definition of EQUAL
: the same in number, amount, degree, rank, or quality
often + to
: having the same mathematical value often + to
: not changing : the same for each person
formal : able to do what is needed + to

all/other things being equal

see thing
2 equal /ˈiːkwəl/ noun
plural equals
2 equal
/ˈiːkwəl/
noun
plural equals
Learner's definition of EQUAL
[count]
: someone or something that is as good, skillful, valuable, etc., as another person or thing

first among equals

see 1first
3 equal /ˈiːkwəl/ verb
equals US equaled or chiefly British equalled US equaling or chiefly British equalling
3 equal
/ˈiːkwəl/
verb
equals US equaled or chiefly British equalled US equaling or chiefly British equalling
Learner's definition of EQUAL
[linking verb] used to say that one amount or number is the same as another
[+ object]
: to be as good as (something else)
: to produce something that is as good as (something else) or to do something as well as (someone else)
[+ object] : to have the same force, effect, etc., as (something else) usually used as (be) equaled
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