Definition of equal (noun)
- a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
Definition of equal (verb)
- be identical or equivalent to
- "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
- synonyms: be
- antonym: differ
- be equal to in quality or ability
- "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
- synonyms: match, rival, touch
- make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
- "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
- synonyms: equalise, equalize, equate, match
Definition of equal (adjective)
- having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
- "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
- antonym: unequal
- having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
- "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task"
- synonyms: adequate
- antonym: inadequate
Source: Princeton University Wordnet