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Meaning of equal

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: having the same quantity, value, or measure as another;
             "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
             [ant: {unequal}]
      2: having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task;
         "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate";
         "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task"
         [syn: {adequate}, {equal}] [ant: {inadequate}, {unequal}]
      n 1: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
           [syn: {peer}, {equal}, {match}, {compeer}]
      v 1: be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000
           rubles these days!" [syn: {equal}, {be}] [ant: {differ}]
      2: be equal to in quality or ability; "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" [syn: {equal}, {touch}, {rival},
      3: make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's
         equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The
         company matched the discount policy of its competitors" [syn:
         {equal}, {match}, {equalize}, {equalise}, {equate}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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