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Equal

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E'QUAL, a. L. oegualis, from oequus, equal, even, oeguo, to equal, perhaps Gr. similar.

1. Having the same magnitude or dimensions being of the same bulk or extent as an equal quantity of land a house of equal size two persons of equal bulk an equal line or angle.
2. Having the same value as two commodities of equal price or worth.
3. Having the same qualities or condition as two men of equal rank or excellence two bodies of equal hardness or softness.
4. Having the same degree as two motions of equal velocity.
5. Even uniform not variable as an equal temper or mind.

Ye say, the way of the Lord is not equal. Ezekiel 16 .

6. Being in just proportion as, my commendation is not equal to his merit.
7. Impartial neutral not biased.

Equal and unconcerned, I look on all.

8. Indifferent of the same interest or concern. He may receive them or not, it is equal to me.
9. Just equitable giving the same or similar rights or advantages. The terms and conditions of the contract are equal.
10. Being on the same terms enjoying the same or similar benefits.

They made the married, orphans, widows, yea and the aged also, equal in spoils with themselves.

11. Adequate having competent power, ability or means. The ship is not equal to her antagonist. The army was not equal to the contest. We are not equal to the undertaking.

E'QUAL, n. One not inferior or superior to another having the same or a similar age, rank, station, office, talents, strength, &c.

Those who were once his equals, envy and defame him.

It was thou, a man my equal, my guide. Psalms 55 Gal.1

E'QUAL, To make equal to make one thing of the same quantity, dimensions or quality as another.

1. To rise to the same state, rank or estimation with another to become equal to. Few officers can expect to equal Washington in fame.
2. To be equal to.

One whose all not equals Edward's moiety.

3. To make equivalent to to recompense fully to answer in full proportion.

He answer'd all her cares, and equal'd all her love.

4. To be of like excellence or beauty.

The gold and the crystal cannot equal it. Job 28

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