a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
Synonym: compeer, match, peer
be identical or equivalent to
One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!
Synonym: be
be equal to in quality or ability
Nothing can rival cotton for durability|Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues|Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents
Synonym: match, rival, touch
make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office|The company matched the discount policy of its competitors
having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
on equal terms|all men are equal before the law
having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
she had adequate training|her training was adequate|she was adequate to the job|he was equal to the task
Synonym: adequate
Antonym: differ, unequal