- Equality is defined as the condition of being equal, or the same in quality, measure, esteem or value.
When men and women are both viewed as being just as smart and capable as each other, this is an example of equality of the sexes.
equality definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English equalite ; from Old French equalité ; from Classical Latin aequalitas
equality definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. e·qual·i·ties
- The state or quality of being equal.
- Mathematics A statement, usually an equation, that one thing equals another.
Origin: Middle English equalite, from Old French, from Latin aequālitās, from aequālis, equal; see equal.