equal to (someone or something)

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equal to (someone or something)

1. As skilled or accomplished as someone or something else. I don't understand why I didn't get the promotion when I am certainly equal to Greg in every way.
2. Having the necessary ability, talent, qualities, or capability to handle or accomplish a given role or situation. The young soldier proved equal to the task and saved his platoon from an enemy ambush.
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equal to

(someone or something) able to handle or deal with someone or something. I'm afraid that I'm not equal to Mrs. Smith's problem right now. Please ask her to come back later. That's a very difficult task, but I'm sure Bill is equal to it.
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equal to

someone as good or as accomplished as someone else. I certainly feel equal to Randy. He's nothing special. I don't think that Bill feels equal to Bob, even though they are twins.
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equal to

Adequate or fit in ability or extent, as in I'm not sure I'm equal to the task. [Late 1600s] Also see feel up to; up to.
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And therefore to explain how from these relations of theirs the submission of millions of people resulted- that is, how component forces equal to one A gave a resultant equal to a thousand times A- the historian is again obliged to fall back on power- the force he had denied- and to recognize it as the resultant of the forces, that is, he has to admit an unexplained force acting on the resultant.
Of this nature are the maxims in geometry, that "the whole is greater than its part; things equal to the same are equal to one another; two straight lines cannot enclose a space; and all right angles are equal to each other.
Shareholders will be receiving the cash dividends amounting to $11,39 million equal to one cent per share (one per cent), while Bonus Shares amounting to $57,46 million equal to one share for every 20 shares (five per cent) of issued and paid-up capital has been added to shareholders position post to AGM.
An exploratory sub-group analysis assessed the efficacy and safety of KRd compared with Rd alone in 159 patients with multiple myeloma who had relapsed less than or equal to one year from their first treatment.
How to earn entries through SNAP: Sponsor's ad is equal to two points while an editorial article is equal to one point.
We worked with a lender in mitigating those challenges by accepting, in lieu of the collection of reserves, the requirement to post a letter of credit one year prior to the lease expiration equal to one half of one year's rent, and the use of creative underwriting to maximize loan proceeds to the Borrower.
6 billion to 16 billion barrels - equal to one or two years supply for the United States.
He and Sampson estimate that the average accidental exposure to peanuts is equal to one to two peanuts.
Companies are finding that it is possible to increase their market value by an amount equal to one to two times their annual IS budget, or even more.
The class A (2007-4) notes accrue interest at a floating rate equal to one month LIBOR plus 0.
There was a loud explosion, equal to one or two sticks of dynamite,'' he said.
The class B (2007-1) notes accrue interest at a floating rate equal to one month LIBOR plus 0.
The class A (2007-2) notes accrue interest at a floating rate equal to one month LIBOR plus 0.
The class C (2007-1) notes accrue interest at a floating rate equal to one month LIBOR plus 0.
The class A (2007-1) notes accrue interest at a floating rate equal to one month LIBOR plus 0.