WordReference English Collocations © 2020

### equal

*ⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.*adj

- an equal [amount, portion, number] (of)
- equal [treatment, rights, opportunities] (for)
- has equal access to
- bears equal responsibility (for)
- equal [partners, shares, stakes] in
- on an equal [level, footing]
- the [score, match, contest] was equal
- US: was an equal [match, competition]
- US: the teams were equal (on points)
- US: equal on [points, goals]
- equal in [speed, strength, length, height, distance]
- were equal in [height, speed, skill]
- everyone is equal in the eyes of [the law, God]
- [everyone is, we are all] equal under [the law]
- [for, towards, creating] a more equal society
- an equal distance [apart, from each other]
- is equal to [one, zero, none]
- [number, figure] is equal to the [sum, number] of
- is equal to the [task, mission, position]
- face [life, the situation] with an equal mind

- treat me as an equal
- treat us as equals
- work together as equals
- the [athlete, scientist] has no equal
- are all equals [here, in this office]
- consider each other equals (in the office)
- [regarded, seen] as first among equals
- an athlete without equal
- is (easily) the equal of its [rivals, competitors]

- [five] plus [two] equals [seven]
- the [amounts, accounts, numbers] equaled [$500]
- equaled the [total, sum, number] of
- equaled at least [$500]
- equals a [maximum, minimum, total] of
- equaled the [expenses, profit, income]
- equaled [above, below]
- the [points total, record, time] was equaled
- equaled or [exceeded, bettered, surpassed]
- her [salary, efforts, achievements] equaled his
- [supply, production] doesn't equal demand
- equaled [the world, her] record
- is expected to equal [the record, last year's]
- is expected to equal last year's [total, record, sales]
- equaled by [none, few, many]
- the [runner, physicist, technology] is equaled by [none]

- [five] plus [two] equals [seven]
- treat me as an equal
- an equal [amount, portion, number] (of)
- the [amounts, accounts, numbers] equaled [$500]
- treat us as equals
- equal [treatment, rights, opportunities] (for)
- equaled the [total, sum, number] of
- work together as equals
- has equal access to
- equaled at least [$500]
- the [athlete, scientist] has no equal
- bears equal responsibility (for)
- equals a [maximum, minimum, total] of
- are all equals [here, in this office]
- equal [partners, shares, stakes] in
- equaled the [expenses, profit, income]
- consider each other equals (in the office)
- an equal-opportunity [company, policy, employer]
- equaled [above, below]
- [regarded, seen] as first among equals
- the [points total, record, time] was equaled
- an athlete without equal
- on an equal [level, footing]
- equaled or [exceeded, bettered, surpassed]
- is (easily) the equal of its [rivals, competitors]
- the [score, match, contest] was equal
- her [salary, efforts, achievements] equaled his
- US: was an equal [match, competition]
- [supply, production] doesn't equal demand
- US: the teams were equal (on points)
- equaled [the world, her] record
- US: equal on [points, goals]
- is expected to equal [the record, last year's]
- equal in [speed, strength, length, height, distance]
- is expected to equal last year's [total, record, sales]
- were equal in [height, speed, skill]
- equaled by [none, few, many]
- everyone is equal in the eyes of [the law, God]
- the [runner, physicist, technology] is equaled by [none]
- [everyone is, we are all] equal under [the law]
- [for, towards, creating] a more equal society
- an equal distance [apart, from each other]
- is equal to [one, zero, none]
- [number, figure] is equal to the [sum, number] of
- is equal to the [task, mission, position]
- face [life, the situation] with an equal mind

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