equ-, equi-

(Latin: same, similar, even, uniform, identical; fair)

Don't confuse this unit with another equ- unit meaning horse.

1. Sufficient for a specific requirement or barely sufficient or satisfactory.
2: Lawfully and reasonably sufficient.
1. Sufficient in quality or quantity to meet a need or to qualify for something; enough for the situation or need.
2. Just barely sufficient in quality or quantity to meet a need or to qualify for something.
3. In law, reasonably sufficient for starting legal action; such as, they had adequate grounds for suing the hospital for incompetence.
4. Etymology: from Latin adæquatus, "equalized"; past participle of adæquare, "equalize"; from ad-, "to" + æquare, "to make level", from æquus.
1. Equal in size, rank, or status to something else.
2. Equal with one another, as in rank or size.
Equal with another or each other in rank, ability, extent, etc.
To make something, or someone, of the same value, age, size, or importance.
The equal of another or others.
coequate (verb), coequates; coequated; coequating
To make equal, uniform, or corresponding with someone or something else: The green shoes that Susan wore coequated with the beautiful green dress she had because the colors matched perfectly.
A loss of balance between different forces or aspects attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others; a loss or lack of stability.
Officially the Republic of Ecuador (Spanish, República del Ecuador, literally, "Republic of the equator").

A country of northwest South America on the Pacific Ocean. Once part of the Incan Empire, it was conquered by the Spanish in 1534 and later became subject to Peru and New Granada.

The area achieved independence from Spain in 1822 but formed a part of Greater Colombia until 1830, when it became a separate country. Quito is the capital and Guayaquil the largest city.

Etymology: from the Spanish form of equator (which runs through it).

Before 1830 the region bore the name of its chief city, Quito, which is from the name of a now-extinct native people, of unknown meaning.

Evenness, as of temper or action.
equable (adjective), more equable, most equable
1. Descriptive of someone who is very calm and not easily disturbed or angered: Milly is an equable mother even when her children misbehave and fight with each other.
2. Pertaining to something which does not vary or fluctuate very much: The equable climate where Jane lives is very steady with mild and comfortable temperatures.
Relating to being tranquil and not easily upset.
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In an equable manner or calm and not easily disturbed.
1. Identical in size, quantity, value, or standard.
2. Having the same privileges, rights, status, and opportunities as others.
3. Evenly balanced between opposing sides.
4. Equipped with the necessary qualities or means to accomplish something.
5. Treating or affecting all things impartially.
6. Having the same effect, application, or meaning as someone or something else.
7. Showing or having no variance in proportion, structure, or appearance.
8. Etymology: from Latin æqualis, "uniform, identical"; from æquus, "level, even, just".

Parallel formation egal (from Old French egal) was in use from 1380 to the 1600s.

equal rights
Equality of rights; especially, between men and women.
equalibrious, equilibrious
1. That which is in a state of equilibrium; evenly balanced.
2. Evenly poised; balanced.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units dealing with "equal, identical, same, similar": auto-; emul-; homeo-; homo-; iso-; pari-; peer; rhomb-; syn-; tauto-.