on a par with


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on a par with somebody/something

also on par with somebody/something
at the same level as someone or something With their win today, the Rangers are now on a par with the Orioles in the team rankings.
Related vocabulary: up to scratch
See also: on, par

on a par with

As good as, equal to, as in This violinist may be an amateur but he's on a par with professional orchestral players. The noun par has meant "that which is equal" since the mid-1600s; the idiom here was first recorded in 1832.
See also: on, par