Definition of


  1. (adv, all) to the same degree (often followed by `as')
    birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly
    sang as sweetly as a nightingale
    he is every bit as mean as she is
  2. (adv, all) in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way
    they split their winnings equally
    deal equally with rich and poor

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Equally

as, evenly, every bit

Antonyms of Equally


Origin of the word Equally

  1. late 14c., from equal + -ly (2). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Equally

e. coli, eagle, easel, easily, easy lay, echolalia, egg cell, eggshell, equal, excel, exhale, exile, ezechiel, ezekiel

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