  # Equaly vs. Equally: What's the Difference? Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on October 12, 2023
"Equaly" is an incorrect spelling. "Equally" is the correct spelling representing fairness or evenness in amount or degree. ## Which is correct: Equaly or Equally

How to spell Equally? ### Equaly is Incorrect ## Key Differences

"Equally" has the same number of letters as "quality", both end with "-ly".
Remember: "equal" + "-ly" makes "equally".
Visualize balance scales being "equal" and the word "ly" balancing the spelling.
Link "equally" with similarly spelled adverbs ending in "-ly", like "quickly" or "happily".
An equation is equal, and "equally" describes that equality in an adverb form.

## Equaly and Equally Definitions

#### Equaly

Equaly is an incorrect spelling of equally.

#### Equally

Equally can mean in a fair or just manner.
The prize was divided equally among the winners.

#### Equally

Equally sometimes is used to show surprise or contradiction.
He's equally a poet and a businessman.

#### Equally

Equally refers to being in equal amounts or degrees.
The twins are equally talented.

#### Equally

Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another.

#### Equally

(Mathematics) Being the same or identical to in value.

#### Equally

Having the same privileges, status, or rights
Citizens equal before the law.

#### Equally

Being the same for all members of a group
Gave every player an equal chance to win.

#### Equally

Having the requisite qualities, such as strength or ability, for a task or situation
"Elizabeth found herself quite equal to the scene" (Jane Austen).

#### Equally

Similar to or the same as another, as in ability
As the playoffs began, the teams were considered roughly equal.

#### Equally

One that is equal to another
These two models are equals in computing power.

#### Equally

To be equal to, especially in value.

#### Equally

To do, make, or produce something equal to
Equaled the world record in the mile run.

#### Equally

(manner) In an equal manner; in equal shares or proportion; with equal and impartial justice; evenly
All citizens are equally taxed.
The pie was divided equally among the guests.
They shared equally in the spoils.

#### Equally

(degree) In equal degree or extent; just as.
The gas stations are equally far from the highway.

#### Equally

(conjunctive) Used to link two or more coordinate elements
John suffered setbacks at his job. Equally, Frank's business slowed.

#### Equally

In an equal manner or degree in equal shares or proportion; with equal and impartial justice; without difference; alike; evenly; justly; as, equally taxed, furnished, etc.

#### Equally

To the same degree (often followed by `as');
They were equally beautiful
Birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly
Sang as sweetly as a nightingale
He is every bit as mean as she is

#### Equally

In equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way;
A class evenly divided between girls and boys
They split their winnings equally
Deal equally with rich and poor

#### Equally

Equally signifies having the same rights or status.
All employees are treated equally in the company.

#### Equally

Equally can express similarity or likeness in characteristics.
The two solutions are equally viable.

## FAQs

#### What is the verb form of equally?

Equally is derived from the adjective "equal", but "equally" itself doesn't have a verb form.

#### What is the root word of equally?

The root word is "equal".

#### Why is it called equally?

It's called "equally" because it denotes something being equal in amount, degree, or manner.

#### What is the pronunciation of equally?

The pronunciation is /ˈiː.kwə.li/.

#### Which vowel is used before equally?

The vowel "l" precedes the "-ly" in "equally", but "l" is not a vowel.

#### What is the singular form of equally?

Equally does not have a singular or plural form. It's an adverb.

#### Which preposition is used with equally?

Prepositions such as "as" (as equally) or "to" (equally to) can be used, depending on context.

#### Is equally an abstract noun?

No, equally is not an abstract noun.

#### Is equally a noun or adjective?

Equally is neither; it's an adverb.

#### Which conjunction is used with equally?

Any conjunction can be used with "equally" depending on the sentence, such as "and" or "or".

#### Is equally a vowel or consonant?

"Equally" is a word, not a single letter. It contains both vowels and consonants.

#### Is the word equally imperative?

No, equally is not imperative.

#### What is the plural form of equally?

Adverbs do not have plural forms, so there's no plural form for "equally".

#### What is the stressed syllable in equally?

The stressed syllable is "qual".

#### What is the second form of equally?

Equally doesn't have verb forms.

#### Is equally a negative or positive word?

Equally is neutral; it denotes fairness or evenness.

#### How many syllables are in equally?

There are three syllables in "equally".

#### What is the opposite of equally?

The opposite could be "unequally" or "disproportionately".

#### What is the first form of equally?

Equally is an adverb and doesn't have verb forms. The adjective form is "equal".

#### What is the third form of equally?

Equally doesn't have verb forms.

#### How is equally used in a sentence?

Example: "The two players performed equally well in the match."

#### Is the equally term a metaphor?

No, equally is not a metaphor, but it can be used in metaphorical expressions.

#### How do we divide equally into syllables?

It's divided as e-qual-ly.

#### What is another term for equally?

Another term could be "alike".

#### Which article is used with equally?

Adverbs typically don't take articles directly. However, if used in context, any article can precede the noun it modifies.

#### Is equally a countable noun?

Equally is not a noun, so it's not countable.

#### Is equally a collective noun?  