Equally

  • 1 equally — Fowler (1926) condemned the use of equally as (They are equally as good) as an ‘illiterate tautology’, preferring either They are equally good or They are as good. Another unexceptionable possibility, which goes some way to providing the sentence …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 equally — ► ADVERB 1) in an equal manner. 2) in amounts or parts that are equal. 3) to an equal degree. USAGE The construction equally as, as in follow up discussion is equally as important should be avoided: just use either equally or as alone …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 equally as — informal used to say that one thing is as important, good, etc., as another thing One project is equally as [=just as] important as the other. • • • Main Entry: ↑equally …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 Equally — E qual*ly, adv. In an equal manner or degree in equal shares or proportion; with equal and impartial justice; without difference; alike; evenly; justly; as, equally taxed, furnished, etc. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 equally — index fairly (impartially) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 equally — late 14c., from EQUAL (Cf. equal) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 equally — [ē′kwəl ē] adv. in an equal manner; in or to an equal extent or degree; uniformly, impartially, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 equally — [[t]i͟ːkwəli[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV after v, ADV ed Equally means in sections, amounts, or spaces that are the same size as each other. A bank s local market share tends to be divided equally between the local branch and branches located elsewhere …

    English dictionary

  • 9 equally as — The adverb equally is redundant (wordy) when combined with as. Omit equally in a statement such as Hard work is (equally) as valuable as ability. Delete as from a remark such as Equally (as) significant is one s desire to improve his lot …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 10 equally */*/*/ — UK [ˈiːkwəlɪ] / US [ˈɪkwəlɪ] adverb 1) a) in a way that is fair and is the same for everyone Ministers have agreed to treat all the cases equally. b) in equal amounts or quantities The money raised will be divided equally between the charities.… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 equally*/*/ — [ˈiːkwəli] adv 1) in equal amounts or quantities The money raised will be divided equally among the charities.[/ex] 2) to the same degree This recipe works equally well with soft fruit.[/ex] 3) used for adding another comment that has the same… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 12 equally — adverb a) In an equal manner in equal shares or proportion; with equal and impartial justice; without difference; alike; evenly; justly; as, equally taxed, furnished, etc. They shared equally in the spoils. b) In equal degree or extent; just as.… …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 equally — eq|ual|ly W2S2 [ˈi:kwəli] adv 1.) [+ adjective/adverb] to the same degree or amount ▪ You must have a good education, but practical training is equally important. 2.) in equal parts or amounts ▪ We agreed to divide the money equally between… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 equally — e|qual|ly [ ikwəli ] adverb *** 1. ) to the same degree: This recipe works equally well with whole wheat flour. 2. ) in a way that is fair and the same for everyone: Ministers have agreed to treat all the cases equally. a ) in equal amounts or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 equally — adverb 1 (+ adj/adv) to the same degree or amount: An equally acceptable solution could surely be found elsewhere. 2 in equal parts or amounts: We try to divide the work equally. 3 (sentence adverb) used when introducing a second idea or… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 equally — adv. 1 in an equal manner (treated them all equally). 2 to an equal degree (is equally important). Usage: In sense 2 construction with as (equally as important) is often found, but is disp.) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 equally — adverb Date: 14th century 1. in an equal or uniform manner ; evenly < sharing the money equally > 2. to an equal degree < respected equally by young and old > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 equally — /ee kweuh lee/, adv. 1. in an equal or identical manner: to treat rich and poor equally. 2. to an equal degree or extent: You are equally matched. [1350 1400; ME; see EQUAL, LY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 19 equally — adv. Equally is used with these adjectives: ↑acceptable, ↑adept, ↑applicable, ↑bad, ↑balanced, ↑compelling, ↑confused, ↑critical, ↑culpable, ↑deserving, ↑disastrous, ↑ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 equally —  as is always wrong; a thing is equally good, not equally as good …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors