Synonyms for (noun) equal

Synonyms: peer, match, compeer, equal

Definition: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (verb) equal

Synonyms: equal, equalise, equalize, equate, match

Definition: make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching

Usage: let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office; The company matched the discount policy of its competitors

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: equal, touch, rival, match

Definition: be equal to in quality or ability

Usage: 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

Similar words: contend, vie, compete

Definition: compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Synonyms for (adjective) equal

Synonyms: equal, adequate

Definition: having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

Usage: she had adequate training; her training was adequate; she was adequate to the job; he was equal to the task

Similar words: adequate to, up to, capable, equal to

Definition: having the requisite qualities for

Usage: equal to the task; the work isn't up to the standard I require


Similar words: competent

Definition: adequate for the purpose

Usage: a competent performance


Synonyms: equal

Definition: having the same quantity, value, or measure as another

Usage: on equal terms; all men are equal before the law

Similar words: equivalent, tantamount

Definition: being essentially equal to something

Usage: it was as good as gold; a wish that was equivalent to a command; his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt


Similar words: tight, close

Definition: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

Usage: a close contest; a close election; a tight game


Similar words: coequal

Definition: having the same standing before the law


Similar words: coordinate

Definition: of equal importance, rank, or degree


Similar words: equidistant

Definition: the same distance apart at every point


Similar words: equilateral

Definition: having all sides or faces equal


Similar words: even, fifty-fifty

Definition: equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced

Usage: even amounts of butter and sugar; on even terms; it was a fifty-fifty (or even) split; had a fifty-fifty (or even) chance; an even fight


Similar words: half-and-half

Definition: in equal parts

Usage: a half-and-half mixture


Similar words: isochronal, isochronous

Definition: equal in duration or interval

Usage: the oscillations were isochronal


Similar words: isoclinal, isoclinic

Definition: having equal magnetic inclinations


Similar words: isometric, isometrical

Definition: having equal dimensions or measurements


Similar words: isothermal

Definition: of a process or change taking place at constant temperature


Similar words: quits

Definition: on equal terms by payment or requital

Usage: we're now quits; finally quits with the loan


Similar words: even, tied, level

Definition: of the score in a contest

Usage: the score is tied