Meaning of “equal” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈiːkwəl/

B1 the same in amount, number, or size:

The sides are of equal length.
One metre is equal to 39.37 inches.

More examples

equal opportunities/rights, etc

B2 opportunities/rights, etc that are the same for everyone without anyone having an unfair advantage

→ Opposite unequal

(Definition of “equal adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)