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- 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')
Where divers be Jub (iituied to one, whether they fhall fucceed equally orun equally*
The French writer, Reybaud, in his "Reformateurs Modernes," published in 1840, made the term equally familiar to the reading public of Continental Europe.
Like a continental noble, he inherited his title equally with all his brothers.
The front cover must present the full titlewith all words of the title equally prominent and visible.
We had from this time our intelligence facilitated, and our conversation enlarged, by the company of Mr. Macqueen, minister of a parish in Sky, whose knowledge and politeness give him a title equally to kindness and respect, and who, from this time, never forsook us till we were preparing to leave Sky, and the adjacent places.
Being a term equally applicable to one-half of the brute creation, it tends to lower the dignity of womanhood.
At length the matter was taken up seriously, and the editors explained that Mr. Hamilton, on succeeding his brother-in-law, had kept up the old title; so that Robert-Houdin was a term equally applicable to the performer and to the style of performance.
I mean to collect all the Erse traditions, poems, &c. &c., and translate, or expand the subject to fill a volume, which may appear next spring under the denomination of 'The Highland Harp,' or some title equally picturesque.
The actor has always been what he calls an equally left-brain/right-brain person, as comfortable with bookkeeping as with life on the stage, and has nearly always juggled jobs in both worlds, sometimes taking a hiatus from acting, but more often doing both.
My dad a lifelong republican used to find this term equally annoying.
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