English dictionary

equate meaning and definition


Definition of 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"
    • synonyms: compare, liken
  2. be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
  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"
    • synonyms: equal, equalise, equalize, match
Source: Princeton University Wordnet