Synonyms of 'equal'
a population having equal numbers of men and women
Nearly all the houses were identical.
She made matching cushion covers.
She's a great friend; we are like sisters.
A unit of alcohol is equivalent to a glass of wine.
We are very alike.
March and April sales this year were up 8 per cent on the corresponding period last year.
one and the same
Employees are paid salaries commensurate with those of teachers.
Women demand equal rights with men.
I wanted them to get a fair deal.
She fought honestly for a just cause and for freedom.
They offer impartial advice, guidance and information to students.
I believe in the notion of an egalitarian society.
The researchers were expected to be unbiased.
The administration wants to ensure the meetings appear even-handed.
an equal contest
She was one of the boys, their equal.
Moira was a perfect match for him.
the civil administrator of the West Bank and his equivalent in Gaza
the twin of the chair she had at the cottage
The guest cabin is a mirror image of its mate.
His personality made him popular with his peers.
It is an ecological disaster with no parallel in the modern era.
It is unlikely that his counterpart in India will disagree with him at this point.
1 amount to
The average pay rise equalled 1.41 times inflation.
Their exports will total £85 million this year.
the maximum compensation available, equating to six months' wages
be equal to
be tantamount to
Such measures are needed to equalize wage rates between countries.
be level with
be even with
be unequal to
2 be equal to
The victory equalled Scotland's best in history.
3 be as good as
No amount of money can equal memories like that.
be as good as
We matched them in every department of the game.
measure up to
be as great as
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If two or more things are alike, they are similar in some way.
We are very alike.
A balanced report, book, or other document takes into account all the different opinions on something and presents information in a fair and reasonable way.
a fair, balanced, comprehensive report
Thesaurus for equal from the Collins English Thesaurus
If two things are equal or if one thing is equal to another, they are the same in size, number , standard , or value .