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equate

Verb

1 consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; "We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"; "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed" [syn: compare, liken]
2 be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics [syn: correspond]
3 make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors" [syn: equal, match, equalize, equalise]

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English

Verb

  1. To consider equal, to state as being equivalent.

Extensive Definition

Equate, an English word meaning to "be equal" or "make equal", may also refer to:

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