Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an equal manner in equal shares or proportion; with equal and impartial justice; without difference; alike; evenly; justly; as, equally taxed, furnished, etc.
  • adv. In equal degree or extent; just as.
  • adv. Used to link two or more coordinate elements

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an equal manner or degree in equal shares or proportion; with equal and impartial justice; without difference; alike; evenly; justly

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an equal manner or to the same degree; alike.
  • In equal shares or portions: as, the estate is to be equally divided among the heirs.
  • Impartially; with equal justice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way
  • adv. to the same degree (often followed by `as')

Etymologies

equal +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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  • In Pushing Daisies I came upon the cute pronunciation /ikw'ɪli/. :-)

    December 21, 2008