Synonyms for parity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : par-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær ɪ ti

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Définition of parity

Origin :
  • 1570s, "equality of rank or status," from Middle French parité (14c.) or directly from Late Latin paritas "equality," from Latin adjective par (genitive paris) "equal" (see pair (n.)). Meaning "condition in which adversaries have equal resources" is from 1955, originally in reference to the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R.
  • noun equality, balance
Example sentences :
  • And thus there is no parity between their prayers and the Church's suffrages.
  • Extract from : « On Prayer and The Contemplative Life » by St. Thomas Aquinas
  • By parity of non-sequitur, we are, therefore, to surrender the active is building.
  • Extract from : « The Verbalist » by Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
  • He wanted Johnson to concentrate his attack on the parity question.
  • Extract from : « Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 » by Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
  • With us, able to live off ourselves, there is more approach to parity.
  • Extract from : « Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles » by Alfred T. Mahan
  • There had to be a parity of ranks; and the same principle might well apply to fortunes.
  • Extract from : « Sir Walter Ralegh » by William Stebbing
  • Some think it doth, because there is, say they, a parity of reason.
  • Extract from : « A Christian Directory » by Baxter Richard
  • Our gold, silver, and paper money stand at a parity with each other.
  • Extract from : « Money » by John P. Jones
  • By parity of reasoning, one sect of Mohammedans worship the devil only.
  • Extract from : « The Religious Sentiment » by Daniel G. Brinton
  • Thy reasoning is on a parity with thy fears, both have flown wide of the mark.
  • Extract from : « The Outlaw of Torn » by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Hence, the parity of all religions in the Levant had to be recognised.
  • Extract from : « Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question » by Lucien Wolf

Antonyms for parity

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