1 the same in value, amount, or size
All the workers have an equal share in the profits.
of equal value/size/quality etc: His wife was doing work of equal importance.
equal in value/size/quality etc: An extension, equal in height to the main building, was added later.
equal to: They receive an income equal to the value of the goods they produce.
roughly/approximately equal: Roughly equal numbers of men and women enrol each year.
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