equal equal  /ˈi kwəl/


  1. (n) a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
  2. (v) be identical or equivalent to
  3. (v) be equal to in quality or ability
  4. (v) make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
  5. (adj) having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
  6. (adj) having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task



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  1. Rather, equal protection demands that the law itself must be equal.
  2. The Equal-Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment was enacted to give equal status to newly freed black slaves.
  3. The Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment was enacted to give equal status to newly freed black slaves.


  1. 45th Annual Equal Opportunity Day Gala takes place

    The Houston Area Urban League hosts their 45th Annual Equal Opportunity Day Gala in Downtown Houston.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: KPRC Local 2 Houston

  2. Athletics-Rollins equals fourth-fastest hurdles time

    June 23 (Reuters) - Brianna Rollins recorded the equal fourth fastest 100 metres hurdles ever run as she clocked a stunning 12.26 seconds at the U.S. world championship trials on Saturday at Des Moines, Iowa. Finally catching an allowable wind, the 21-year-old U.S. collegiate record holder sent a strong message to Australian Olympic and world champion Sally Pearson with a dominant performance ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. 'Equal parenting' petition approved

    GRAND FORKS - The petition for an "equal parental rights" initiated measure has been approved by North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger, his office said Tuesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum


  1. "The problems that led us into this crisis are deep and widespread, and our response must be equal to the task," Obama said on Saturday. "I will sign this legislation into law shortly, and we'll begin making the immediate investments...
    on Feb 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: MWC News

  2. Sarver says that due to the law "our basic principles of equal rights and protection under the law are being called into question."
    on May 5, 2010 By: Robert Sarver Source: FOXNews

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /