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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: Antonyms: inequality See Also: 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 Related Terms: agreement, analogy, balance, bilateral symmetry, coequality, coincidence, comparability, comparison, conformity, congruence, congruity, consistency, correspondence, dynamic symmetry, egalitarianism, equilibrium, equivalence, equivalency, eurythmics, eurythmy, evenness, fairness, finish, harmony, homogeneity, homoousia, identity, impartiality, indistinguishability, justice, keeping, likeness, multilateral symmetry, no difference, oneness, par, parallelism, parity, polarity, proportion, proportionality, regularity, resemblance, sameness, selfhood, self-identity, selfness, selfsameness, shapeliness, similarity, similitude, symmetricalness, symmetry, synonymity, synonymousness, synonymy, trilateral symmetry, uniformity, unity