简明英汉词典  
equal  
[5i:kwEl]  
adj.  
相等的, 均等的, 胜任的, 平静的, 合适的, 不相上下的  
n.  
相等的事物(或数量), 对手, 匹敌, 同辈  
vt.  
等于, 比得上  
美国传统词典[双解]  
equal  
e.qual  
AHD:[?“kw…l]  
D.J.[6i8kw*l]  
K.K.[6ikw*l]  
adj.Abbr. eq.（形容词）缩写 eq.  
(1) 
Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another.  
相当的：具有与其他事物相同的数量、长度或价值  
(2) 
Mathematics Being the same or identical to in value.  
【数学】 等值的：价值相同或相等的  
(3) 
Having the same privileges, status, or rights:  
相等的：具有同样的特权，地位或权力：  
equal before the law.  
法律面前人人平等  
(4) 
Being the same for all members of a group:  
同等的：对群体中的成员人人同等：  
gave every player an equal chance to win.  
给每一个运动员同等的获胜机会  
(5) 
Having the requisite qualities, such as strength or ability, for a task or situation:  
胜任的：具备所需要的条件，如体力或能力，以应付一项工作或局面：  
“Elizabeth found herself quite equal to the scene”(Jane Austen)  
“伊丽莎白知道自己能应付得了这个场面”(简·奥斯汀)  
(6) 
Adequate in extent, amount, or degree.  
足够的：有足够长度、数量或程度的  
(7) 
Impartial; just; equitable.  
公平的；公正的；无私的  
(8) 
Tranquil; equable.  
平静的；稳定的  
(9) 
Showing or having no variance in proportion, structure, or appearance.  
无差别的：比例、结构或外观无变化的  
n.Abbr. eq.（名词）缩写 eq.  
One that is equal to another:  
同等的人：与另一人相同的人：  
Are men and women equals in physical strength?  
在体力上男人和女人相同吗?  
v.tr.（及物动词）  
e.qualed或 e.qualled e.qual.ing或 e.qual.ling e.quals或 e.quals  
(1) 
To be equal to, especially in value.  
等值：与…相等，尤其用在价格方面  
(2) 
To do, make, or produce something equal to:  
生产、制作或创造出与…相同的事物：  
equaled the world record in the mile run.  
平了一英里跑的世界纪录  
语源  
(1) 
Middle English  
中古英语  
(2) 
from Latin aequ3s  
源自 拉丁语 aequ3s  
(3) 
from aequus [even, level]  
源自 aequus [平坦的，水平的]  
继承用法  
e“qually  
adv.（副词）  
用法  
(1) 
It has been argued that equal is an absolute term— two quantities either are or are not equal—and hence cannot be qualified as to degree. Therefore one cannot logically speak of a more equal allocation of resources among the departments. However, this usage was accepted by 71 percent of the Usage Panel in an earlier survey. What is more, objection to the usage betrays a widespread but questionable assumption that it is in mathematics and logic that we find the model of accuracy most appropriate to the everyday use of language, a supposition that also underlies traditional grammatical discussions of words such as unique, parallel, and center. According to this account, the “precise” or “literal” meaning of equal is realized in the use of the equal sign in an arithmetic expression such as 5 + 2 = 7; and the ordinarylanguage uses of the term, though they may be permissible, represent “loose” or “imprecise” extensions of that sense. But in fact the mathematical concept of equality is a poor model for using the word equal to describe relations between things in the world. As applied to such things, statements of equality are always relative to an implicit standard of tolerance. When someone says The two boards are of equal length, we assume that the equality is reckoned to some order of approximation determined by the context; if we did not, we would be required always to use nearly equal when speaking of the dimensions of physical objects. What is more, we often want to predicate equality of things that do not admit of quantitative measurement, as when we say The college draft was introduced in an effort to make the teams in the National Football League as equal as possible, or The candidates for the job should all be given equal consideration. In all such cases, equality is naturally a gradient notion and so is amenable to modification in degree. This much is evident from the existence of the word unequal. The prefix un attaches only to gradient adjectives: we say unmanly but not unmale; and the word uneven can be applied to a surface (whose evenness may be a matter of degree) but not to a number (whose evenness is an eitheror affair). · The adverb equally is generally regarded as redundant when used in combination with as, and the following examples employing equally as were termed unacceptable by 63 percent of the Usage Panel in an earlier survey:  
单词equal 一向被认为是一个很绝对的词语—— 两个数量要么相同要么不同——这样就不能有程度上的差别。所以，如果有人说在各部门间对资源更公平的分配 ，那么就不合逻辑了。 但是这种用法在早先的用法调查中被百分之七十一用法使用小组的人接受。而且，对这种用法的反对体现出了一种很流行但却值得怀疑的假设，那就是我们从数学和逻辑中得出适用于日常语言准确性的实例，而这种假设也可从我们对一些词，如unique，parallel 和 center 传统的语法讨论中体现出来。 根据这个解释，equal “准确”或“书面”的意思则是由在算术表达式，如5+2=7中所运用的相同的符号而表达清楚的； 而该词在日常语言中的用法，虽然被允许，但却代表了其含意“松散”或“不严谨”的引申。但是实际上用数学概念上的相等来运用equal 这个词描述世上各种事物之间的关系是一个很差劲的例子。 当该词应用于生活中的事物时，相等的观念往往与暗含的容忍相关联。当有人说两块木板同样长 时， 我们会认为由于上下文的关系，相等可以被看作大约近似；如果我们不这样想，那么当我们谈到物体的尺寸时，就要经常使用nearly equal 。 另外，我们常常会预测和数量无关的事物的相同性，比如我们会说，引入大学的要求是为了使全国足球联合会中的各队尽可能平等 ， 或者应给予该项工作的应征者同等的考虑 。 在所有这些例子中，相等是个可变化的概念，所以可在程度有所不同。Unequal 这个词的存在就是很好的证明。 un 这个前缀只附加于有程序变化的形容词， 我们说unmanly 但不说 unmale ； 而uneven 这个词只能用于某物的表面（其平坦可有程度上的差别）， 而不能用于数目（数目只能说相等或不相等）。Equally 这一副词在与 as 连用时通常被认为是多余的， 在早先的用法调查中，以下这些使用equally as 的句子遭到百分之六十三使用小组的人反对：  
Experience is equally as valuable as theory.  
经验与理论有同样的价值。  
Equally as important is the desire to learn.  
求知的渴望也同样重要。  
(2) 
In the first example, delete equally; in the second, delete as. The solution to this usage problem usually involves using as alone when a comparison is explicit and equally alone when it is not. See Usage Note at as 1center, parallel, perfect, unique  
在第一个例子中，可以删掉equally ； 在第二个例子中，删掉as 。 对这种错误用法的解决方法往往在于：当被比较的事物很明确时，单独使用as ； 当被比较的事物不明确时，单独使用equally 参见 as1center， parallel， perfect， unique  
现代英汉词典  
equal  
[5i:kw(E)l]  
adj.  
(1) 
（常与to, with连用）相同的  
cut the cake into six equal pieces  
把蛋糕等分成六块  
One li is equal to half a kilometre.  
一华里等于半公里。  
It is equal to me whether he comes or not.  
他来不来对我都一样。  
(2) 
胜任的；经得起的  
John is quite equal to the job of running the office.  
约翰很能胜任主理这个办事处的工作。  
He is equal to this task.; He is equal to doing this task.  
他能胜任这项任务。  
习惯用语  
on equal terms  
平等相处  
词性变化  
equal  
n.  
同等的人，相等的人  
equal  
Lex x be the equal of y.  
设x等于y。  
Is he your equal in play chess?  
他的棋艺跟你一样好吗?  
vt.  
ll; (AmE.) l  
(1) 
与…相等，等于  
‘x = y’ means that x equals y. “x = y”  
就是 x 与 y 相等。  
Three and five equals eight.  
三加五等于八。  
Eight times eight equals sixtyfour.  
八乘八等于六十四。  
(2) 
比得上  
None of us can equal her.  
没人比得上她。  
现代英汉综合大辞典  
equal  
[5i:kwEl]  
adj.  
(1) 
相等的, 平等的, 均衡的(to, with); 同等的, 公正的, 公平的; 一样的  
(2) 
平稳的, 平静的  
(3) 
均匀的; 相当的  
(4) 
适合的; 胜任的, 经得起的; 足够的  
equal pay for equal work  
同工同酬  
equal in ability  
能力相等  
divide sth. into twoequal parts  
将某物二等分  
equal time  
[美](在无线电或电视广播中分配给不同政党候选人的)相等时间; (答辩控告或发表不同意见的)均等机会  
All countries, big and small, should be equal.  
国家不论大小, 一律平等。  
He was equal to the occasion.  
他能应付这个局势 。  
She did not feel equal to receiving visitors.  
她的身体不适, 不能接见客人。  
词性变化  
equal  
[5i:kwEl]  
n.  
(1) 
同级别的人; 同辈  
(2) 
相等的事物[数量]  
(3) 
匹敌者; 可与比拟的东西  
mix with one's equals and betters  
与同你相等或比你更好的人交往  
have no equal in music  
在音乐方面没有人比得上  
equal  
[5i:kwEl]  
vt.  
(equal(l)ed; equal(l)ing)  
(1) 
比得上; 抵得过  
(2) 
等于  
(3) 
[古]使相等, 使平等[均]; 同等看待; 照样报答  
He equals me in strength but not in intelligence.  
他和我力气相等, 但智力不同。  
继承用法  
equalsign [mark]  
n.  
等号(=)  
习惯用语  
be equal to  
(1) 
等于; 与....相等  
(2) 
有...的能力[勇气, 力量等]  
(3) 
胜任, 能干  
(4) 
忍耐得住  
be the equal to one's word  
说到做到  
be without equal  
无比, 无敌  
feel equal to  
[口]能胜任, 有能力去做  
other things being equal  
在其它条件都相同的情况下  
参考词汇  
见 same  
用法词典  
equal  
来自拉丁语aequalis相等的  
英文相关词典  
equal  
match parallel rival tie disparity unequal  
[七国语言]英汉电子工程大词典  
equal  
相等的, 均等的  
[七国语言]英汉公共大词典  
equal  
相等的;均匀的;等于  
[七国语言]英汉数学大词典  
equal  
相等的, 等量的  
美国传统词典  
equal  
e.qual  
AHD:[?“kw…l]  
D.J.[6i8kw*l]  
K.K.[6ikw*l]  
adj.Abbr. eq.  
(1) 
Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another.  
(2) 
Mathematics Being the same or identical to in value.  
(3) 
Having the same privileges, status, or rights:  
equal before the law.  
(4) 
Being the same for all members of a group:  
gave every player an equal chance to win.  
(5) 
Having the requisite qualities, such as strength or ability, for a task or situation:  
“Elizabeth found herself quite equal to the scene”(Jane Austen)  
(6) 
Adequate in extent, amount, or degree.  
(7) 
Impartial; just; equitable.  
(8) 
Tranquil; equable.  
(9) 
Showing or having no variance in proportion, structure, or appearance.  
n.Abbr. eq.  
One that is equal to another:  
Are men and women equals in physical strength?  
v.tr.  
e.qualedor e.qualled e.qual.ingor e.qual.ling e.qualsor e.quals  
(1) 
To be equal to, especially in value.  
(2) 
To do, make, or produce something equal to:  
equaled the world record in the mile run.  
语源  
(1) 
Middle English  
(2) 
from Latin aequ3s  
(3) 
from aequus [even, level]  
继承用法  
e“qually  
adv.  
用法  
(1) 
It has been argued that equal is an absolute term— two quantities either are or are not equal—and hence cannot be qualified as to degree. Therefore one cannot logically speak of a more equal allocation of resources among the departments. However, this usage was accepted by 71 percent of the Usage Panel in an earlier survey. What is more, objection to the usage betrays a widespread but questionable assumption that it is in mathematics and logic that we find the model of accuracy most appropriate to the everyday use of language, a supposition that also underlies traditional grammatical discussions of words such as unique, parallel, and center. According to this account, the “precise” or “literal” meaning of equal is realized in the use of the equal sign in an arithmetic expression such as 5 + 2 = 7; and the ordinarylanguage uses of the term, though they may be permissible, represent “loose” or “imprecise” extensions of that sense. But in fact the mathematical concept of equality is a poor model for using the word equal to describe relations between things in the world. As applied to such things, statements of equality are always relative to an implicit standard of tolerance. When someone says The two boards are of equal length, we assume that the equality is reckoned to some order of approximation determined by the context; if we did not, we would be required always to use nearly equal when speaking of the dimensions of physical objects. What is more, we often want to predicate equality of things that do not admit of quantitative measurement, as when we say The college draft was introduced in an effort to make the teams in the National Football League as equal as possible, or The candidates for the job should all be given equal consideration. In all such cases, equality is naturally a gradient notion and so is amenable to modification in degree. This much is evident from the existence of the word unequal. The prefix un attaches only to gradient adjectives: we say unmanly but not unmale; and the word uneven can be applied to a surface (whose evenness may be a matter of degree) but not to a number (whose evenness is an eitheror affair). · The adverb equally is generally regarded as redundant when used in combination with as, and the following examples employing equally as were termed unacceptable by 63 percent of the Usage Panel in an earlier survey:  
Experience is equally as valuable as theory.  
Equally as important is the desire to learn.  
(2) 
In the first example, delete equally; in the second, delete as. The solution to this usage problem usually involves using as alone when a comparison is explicit and equally alone when it is not. See Usage Note at as 1center, parallel, perfect, unique  
英汉船舶大词典  
equal  
n.等,同值;n.相等  
朗文英汉综合电脑词典  
equal  
等号，相等，等于[EQU,EQL]  
英汉电信大词典  
equal  
n.相等的,等于  
英汉法学大词典  
equal  
adj.均等 ,平等,同等  
英汉广播大词典  
equal  
n.相等的,等于  
英汉航海大词典  
equal  
n.相等,同值  
英汉化学大词典  
equal  
adj.相等的,平静的,适当的,胜任的;vi.相等  
英汉海运大词典  
equal  
等于，相等的，相同的，匹配的，平等的，均等的  
基本词义  
equal  
a. 相等的，均等的等于  
基本词义  
equal  
相等的，均等的相同的，匹配的等于  
基本词义  
equal  
相等的均等的  
英汉经贸大词典  
equal  
n.相等,同值  
英汉计算机大词典  
equal  
adj.相等的(平静的,适当的;vi.相等  
英汉建筑大词典  
equal  
n.对手,相等物  
英汉能源大词典  
equal  
n.平衡器  
英汉心理学大词典  
equal  
相等的  
英汉医学大词典  
equal  
n.相等的 

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