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equaladjective abreast, aequalis, aequus, alike, coequal, coextensive, coordinate, democratic, equable, equalized, equally divided, equidistant, equipollent, equitable, even, evenhanded, fair, homologous, identical in amount, identical in quantity, identical in size, identical in value, impartial, just, like, like in degree, like in quantity, matched, of the same degree, of the same rank, on a par, on even terms, on the same level, same, similar, symmetric, symmetrical, tied, to the same degree, unbiased, unchanging, undeviating, unfluctuating, uniform, unprejudiced, unvarying
Associated concepts: equal before the law, equal in degree, equal in value, equal protection of laws, equal taxation, equally divided, separate but equal
See also: agreed, coequal, coextensive, cognate, commensurable, competitive, congruous, consistent, consonant, correlate, correspond, counterpart, equitable, equivalent, evenhanded, fair, identical, just, open, parallel, peer, reach, same, tantamount, uniform