Young people are not going to turn 30 and stop seeing their gay friends and family as equals.
His instinct for communicating with what FDR called “the common man” equals his grasp of complex issues.
The guests treated one another as equals, friends or rivals, so it appeared.
They want to participate as equals, at least in the democratic process itself.
She blames cultural traditions in Italy, which even today do little to teach men that women are their equals.
He was uncivil to those beneath him, not civil to those above him, and insulting to his equals.
Think of a son of Daniel J. Bines treatin' folks like that as if they was his equals.
Others have remained as they were through all the ages, Some have no equals in their groups in modern days.
She saw girls treated as equals and friends by the men students.
Among these is a wild bean which equals in flavor any domestic bean that I have ever tasted.
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.