Definitions for equateɪˈkweɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compare, liken, equate(verb)

    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"

  2. equate, correspond(verb)

    be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics

  3. equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate(verb)

    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"


  1. equate(Verb)

    To consider equal, to state as being equivalent.

  2. Origin: From aequātus, past participle of aequō.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equate(verb)

    to make equal; to reduce to an average; to make such an allowance or correction in as will reduce to a common standard of comparison; to reduce to mean time or motion; as, to equate payments; to equate lines of railroad for grades or curves; equated distances

  2. Origin: [L. aequatus, p. p. of aequare to make level or equal, fr. aequus level, equal. See Equal.]


  1. Equate

    Equate is a board game made by Conceptual Math Media where players score points by forming equations on a 19x19 game board. Equations appear across and down in a crossword fashion and must be mathematically correct. It is similar to Scrabble except players use digits and mathematical operators instead of letters.

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