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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
2. Comparative Quantity
 
27. [Sameness of Quantity or Degree.] Equality.
 
  
NOUN:EQUALITY, parity, coextension, symmetry, balance, poise; evenness, monotony, level.
  EQUIVALENCE; equipollence, equipoise, equilibrium, equiponderance; par, quits; not a pin to choose; distinction without a difference, six of one and half a dozen of the other; identity [See Identity]; similarity [See Similarity]; coequality, coevality [rare], isonomy, isopolity, isotropy, parallelism, owelty [law].
  EQUALIZATION, equation; equilibration, coördination, adjustment, readjustment.
  TIE, dead heat; drawn game, drawn battle; neck-and-neck race.
  MATCH, peer, compeer, equal, mate, fellow, brother; equivalent.
  
VERB:BE EQUAL &c. adj.; equal, match, reach, keep pace with, run abreast; come to, amount to, come up to; be on a level with, lie on a level with; balance; cope with; come to the same thing, even off.
  RENDER EQUAL &c. adj.; equalize, level, dress, balance, equate, handicap, give points, trim, adjust, poise; fit, accommodate; adapt &c. (render accordant) [See Agreement]; strike a balance; establish equality, restore equality, establish equilibrium, restore equilibrium; readjust; stretch on the bed of Procrustes.
  
ADJECTIVE:EQUAL, even, level, monotonous, coequal, symmetrical, coördinate; on a par with, on a level with, on a footing with; up to the mark; equiparant, equiparate [rare].
  EQUIVALENT, tantamount; quits; homologous; synonymous [See Interpretation]; resolvable into, convertible, much at one, as broad as long, neither more nor less; much the same as, the same thing as, as good as; all one, all the same; equipollent, equiponderant, equiponderous, equibalanced; equalized &c. v.; drawn; half and half; isochronal, isochronous; isoperimetric or isoperimetrical; isobath, isobathic.
  
ADVERB:EQUALLY &c. adj.; pari passu [L.], ad eundem [L.], cœteris paribus [L.], in equilibrio [L.]; to all intents and purposes.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. It comes to the same thing, it amounts to the same thing.
  2. What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
  3. The modern zeal for equality makes a counterpoise for Darwinism.—Amiel

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