equal in (someone or something)

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equal in (someone or something)

To be the same as someone or something in some way. A noun or pronoun can be used between "equal" and "in." The twins may be equal in stature, but Erin has a much bigger personality than Caitlin. My idea equals anyone else's in merit, and I am determined to present it to the mayor herself.
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equal someone or something in something

to be even or identical with someone or something in something. John equals Bill in strength and size, I think. This cake equals that one in texture but not in richness.
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