[noun] a person who is of equal standing with another in a group Synonyms:peer, match, compeer
[verb] be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!" Synonyms:be
[verb] 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" Synonyms:touch, rival, match
[verb] 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" Synonyms:match, ize, ise, equate
[adjective] well matched; having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
[adjective] equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "an equal number"; "the same number" Synonyms:like, equivalent, same