equaladjectiveuk /ˈiː.kwəl/ us /ˈiː.kwəl/
equal adjective (SAME)
- Are the two bags equal in weight?
- He believes that all children are born with equal intelligence.
- We must make sure that everyone gets equal shares of the food.
- Applicants should have a degree or a qualification of equal status.
- One unit of alcohol is equal to half a pint of beer or a standard measure of spirits.
equal adjective (ABLE)
equalnoun [C]uk /ˈiː.kwəl/ us /ˈiː.kwəl/
equalverb [L only + noun, T]uk /ˈiː.kwəl/ us /ˈiː.kwəl/ -ll- or US usually -l-
equal verb [L only + noun, T] (BE THE SAME)
- a passing resemblance idiom
- be in good company idiom
- be in the same ballpark idiom
- be nothing/not much/very little in it idiom
- be two of a kind idiom
- even (sth) out
- homologous series
- in line with sth idiom
- match up
equal verb [L only + noun, T] (RESULT IN)