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 Webster]

On me whose all not equals Edward's moiety. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To make equal return to; to recompense fully. [1913 Webster]

Who answered all her cares, and equaled all her love. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. To make equal or equal to; to equalize; hence, to compare or regard as equals; to put on equality. [1913 Webster]

He would not equal the mind that he found in himself to the infinite and incomprehensible. --Berkeley. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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