AskDefine | Define equality

Dictionary Definition



1 the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status [ant: inequality]
2 a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best" [syn: equivalence, equation, par]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The fact of being equal.
  2. The fact of being equal, of having the same value.
  3. The equal treatment of people irrespective of social or cultural differences.




fact of being equal
mathematics: fact of having the same value
equal treatment of people irrespective of social or cultural differences

Extensive Definition

Equality commonly refers to the idea of equal treatment.
equality in Catalan: Igualtat
equality in Spanish: Igualdad
equality in French: Égalité
equality in Dutch: Gelijkheid
equality in Japanese: 平等
equality in Polish: Równość
equality in Russian: Равенство
equality in Simple English: Equality
equality in Chinese: 平等

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1