Meaning of EQUALITY
Pronunciation:   i'kwâlitee



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
 [n] a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best"


EQUALITY is a 8 letter word that starts with E. 
 Synonyms:   equation, equivalence, par 

 Antonyms:   inequality  
 See Also:   equatability, equivalence, evenness, position, sameness, status, tie  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \E*qual"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Equalities}. [L. aequalitas,
fr. aequalis equal. See {Equal}.]
1. The condition or quality of being equal; agreement in
quantity or degree as compared; likeness in bulk, value,
rank, properties, etc.; as, the equality of two bodies in
length or thickness; an equality of rights.
A footing of equality with nobles. Macaulay.
2. Sameness in state or continued course; evenness;
uniformity; as, an equality of temper or constitution.
3. Evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of surface.
4. (Math.) Exact agreement between two expressions or
magnitudes with respect to quantity;  denoted by the
symbol =; thus, a = x signifies that a contains the same
number and kind of units of measure that x does.
{Confessional equality}. See under {Confessional}.


Thesaurus Terms 

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