equal [ˊi:kwǝl]
1. a
1) ра́вный, одина́ковый; равноси́льный;

on equal terms, on an equal footing на ра́вных нача́лах


he speaks French and German with equal ease он одина́ково свобо́дно говори́т по-францу́зски и по-неме́цки


twice two is equal to four два́жды два — четы́ре


of equal rank в одина́ковом чи́не


equal rights равнопра́вие


everything else being equal при про́чих ра́вных усло́виях

2) равнопра́вный;

equal partners равнопра́вные партнёры (владельцы фирмы, члены ассоциации и т.п.)

3) приго́дный; спосо́бный (to);

he is not equal to the task он не мо́жет спра́виться с э́той зада́чей


equal to the occasion на до́лжной высоте́

4) споко́йный, вы́держанный (о характере);

to preserve (или to keep) an equal mind сохраня́ть вы́держку, споко́йствие

equal (или equals) sign знак ра́венства

2. n ра́вный; ро́вня;

he has no equal ему́ нет ра́вного

3. v
1) равня́ться, быть ра́вным
2) оказа́ться на (до́лжной) высоте́, не уступа́ть;

to equal the hopes оправда́ть наде́жды

3) прира́внивать, ура́внивать

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • equal — Ⅰ. equal UK US /ˈiːkwəl/ adjective ► the same in price, number, size, etc.: »The values of cross border and internal sales were about equal over the year. an equal amount/number/share »Instead of an equal share, we got only one fifth of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • equal — 1. As a verb, equal has inflected forms equalled, equalling in BrE and equaled, equaling in AmE. 2. As an adjective, equal is followed by to (The square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides), whereas the… …   Modern English usage

  • Equal — E qual, a. [L. aequalis, fr. aequus even, equal; akin to Skr. ?ka, and perh. to L. unus for older oinos one, E. one.] 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree, etc.;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • equal — 1 adj [Latin aequalis, from aequus level, equal] 1: like in quality, nature, or status 2: like for each member of a group, class, or society 3: regarding or affecting all objects in the same way: impartial equal 2 …   Law dictionary

  • equal — [ē′kwəl] adj. [ME < L aequalis, equal < aequus, level, even, flat] 1. of the same quantity, size, number, value, degree, intensity, quality, etc. 2. having the same rights, privileges, ability, rank, etc. 3. evenly proportioned; balanced or …   English World dictionary

  • Equal — E qual, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equaled}or {Equalled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Equaling} or {Equalling}.] 1. To be or become equal to; to have the same quantity, the same value, the same degree or rank, or the like, with; to be commen?urate with. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • equal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) being the same in quantity, size, degree, value, or status. 2) evenly or fairly balanced: an equal contest. 3) (equal to) having the ability or resources to meet (a challenge). ► NOUN ▪ a person or thing that is equal to another. ► …   English terms dictionary

  • equal ~ — to (one kilometer is equal to five eighths of a mile; equal to the occasion) equal in (equal in price) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Equal — E qual, n. 1. One not inferior or superior to another; one having the same or a similar age, rank, station, office, talents, strength, or other quality or condition; an equal quantity or number; as, If equals be taken from equals the remainders… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Equal — commonly refers to a state of equality.Equal may also refer to:* Equals sign, or the symbol = * An equality operator, a relational operator expressed as = in C style * Equal (sweetener), a brand of artificial sweetener * EQUAL Community… …   Wikipedia

  • equal — [adj1] alike according, balanced, break even, commensurate, comparable, coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, double, duplicate, egalitarian, equivalent, evenly matched, fifty fifty*, homologous, identic, identical, indistinguishable,… …   New thesaurus


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