- (UK) simple past tense and past participle of equal
Variant of equal
- of the same quantity, size, number, value, degree, intensity, quality, etc.
- having the same rights, privileges, ability, rank, etc.
- evenly proportioned; balanced or uniform in effect or operation
- having the necessary ability, strength, power, capacity, or courage: with to: equal to the challenge
- Archaic fair; just; impartial
- Archaic smooth and flat; level
- Archaic equable
Origin of equalMiddle English ; from Classical Latin aequalis, equal ; from aequus, level, even, flat
any thing or person that is equal: to be the equal of another