having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task;
having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
a person who is of equal standing with another in a group