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equally meaning and definition

EQUALLY adverb

Definition of equally (adverb)

  1. to the same degree (often followed by `as')
    • "they were equally beautiful"; "birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly"; "sang as sweetly as a nightingale"; "he is every bit as mean as she is"
    • synonyms: as, every bit
  2. in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way
    • "a class evenly divided between girls and boys"; "they split their winnings equally"; "deal equally with rich and poor"
    • synonyms: evenly
    • antonym: unequally
Source: Princeton University Wordnet