Equate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |iˈkweɪt|  American pronunciation of the word equate
Brit.  |ɪˈkweɪt|  British pronunciation of the word equate

verb

- consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous(syn: compare, liken)

You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed

- be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics (syn: correspond)
- make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching (syn: equal, equalise, equalize, match)

Examples

You shouldn't equate those two things.

...a value system that equates money with success...

You cannot equate life in the city to life in the country.

His poems cannot be equated with his plays.

Most people equate wealth with success.

You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: equate
he/she/it: equates
present participle: equating
past tense: equated
past participle: equated
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