What does equate mean?

Definitions for equateɪˈkweɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word equate.

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of equate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of equate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Al Martin:

    I equate it to New York pizza.

  2. Desa Dawson:

    We were not trying to equate the two at all.

  3. Christine Coleman:

    I equate it to those conversations about sex.

  4. Christine Link:

    Let's not equate a lot of protesters with violence.

  5. Dianna Agron:

    It was like nails on a chalkboard. Sexy is a word I never equate with myself.

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Translations for equate

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