He was in more intimate touch with Nature, and none, perhaps, have equalled the swift magic of his brush.
They have a reverence for their dead which is not equalled by any people on the face of the earth.
The intolerance of certain savants is equalled by that of certain dogmas.
She clung to Hortense with tenderness which has rarely been equalled.
It is an assertion, the malignity of which is only equalled by its falsehood.
The silk rugs of India are not equalled anywhere else in the world.
I do not think their patriotism has ever been equalled in the history of the world.
This young man is a nobleman; few princes have equalled him in virtuous worth.
Nietzsche describes him as 'one of the most ambitious of men, whose superstition was only equalled by his cunning.
Her delight at seeing it equalled the pleasure with which he bestowed his gift.
late 14c., from Latin aequalis "uniform, identical, equal," from aequus "level, even, just," of unknown origin. Parallel formation egal (from Old French egal) was in use late 14c.-17c. The noun is recorded from 1570s.
1580s, "compare, liken," also "match, rival," from equal (adj.). Related: Equaled; equaling.