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e·qual·ize

 (ē′kwə-līz′)
v. e·qual·ized, e·qual·iz·ing, e·qual·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To make equal: equalized the responsibilities of the staff members.
2. To make uniform.
v.intr.
To constitute or induce equality, equilibrium, or balance.

e′qual·i·za′tion (ē′kwə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

equalize

(ˈiːkwəˌlaɪz) or

equalise

vb
1. (tr) to make equal or uniform; regularize
2. (Team Sports, other than specified) (intr) (in sports) to reach the same score as one's opponent or opponents
ˌequaliˈzation, ˌequaliˈsation n

e•qual•ize

(ˈi kwəˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make equal.
2. to make uniform.
3. to balance the amplitude of an electronic circuit.
[1580–90]
e`qual•i•za′tion, n.

equalize


Past participle: equalized
Gerund: equalizing

Imperative
equalize
equalize
Present
I equalize
you equalize
he/she/it equalizes
we equalize
you equalize
they equalize
Preterite
I equalized
you equalized
he/she/it equalized
we equalized
you equalized
they equalized
Present Continuous
I am equalizing
you are equalizing
he/she/it is equalizing
we are equalizing
you are equalizing
they are equalizing
Present Perfect
I have equalized
you have equalized
he/she/it has equalized
we have equalized
you have equalized
they have equalized
Past Continuous
I was equalizing
you were equalizing
he/she/it was equalizing
we were equalizing
you were equalizing
they were equalizing
Past Perfect
I had equalized
you had equalized
he/she/it had equalized
we had equalized
you had equalized
they had equalized
Future
I will equalize
you will equalize
he/she/it will equalize
we will equalize
you will equalize
they will equalize
Future Perfect
I will have equalized
you will have equalized
he/she/it will have equalized
we will have equalized
you will have equalized
they will have equalized
Future Continuous
I will be equalizing
you will be equalizing
he/she/it will be equalizing
we will be equalizing
you will be equalizing
they will be equalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been equalizing
you have been equalizing
he/she/it has been equalizing
we have been equalizing
you have been equalizing
they have been equalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been equalizing
you will have been equalizing
he/she/it will have been equalizing
we will have been equalizing
you will have been equalizing
they will have been equalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been equalizing
you had been equalizing
he/she/it had been equalizing
we had been equalizing
you had been equalizing
they had been equalizing
Conditional
I would equalize
you would equalize
he/she/it would equalize
we would equalize
you would equalize
they would equalize
Past Conditional
I would have equalized
you would have equalized
he/she/it would have equalized
we would have equalized
you would have equalized
they would have equalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.equalize - compensate; make the score equal
rack up, score, tally, hit - gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
2.equalize - 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"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
homologise, homologize - make homologous
homogenize, homogenise - cause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing; "homogenize the main ingredients"
tie, draw - finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.; "The teams drew a tie"
rival, equal, match, touch - be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"

equalize

verb
1. make equal, match, level, balance, square, equal, smooth, equate, standardize, even out, even up, regularize, make level Such measures are needed to equalize wage rates between countries.
2. draw level, level the score, square the score, make the score level Brazil equalized with only 16 minutes remaining.

equalize

verb
1. To make equal:
2. To put in balance:
Translations
vyrovnat
udligne
tasapainottaa
poravnati
jafna
等しくする
같게 하다
utjämna
ทำให้เท่าเทียมกัน
eşitlemekeşit duruma getirmek
làm bằng nhau

equalize

[ˈiːkwəlaɪz]
A. VTigualar
B. VI (Brit) (Sport) → empatar

equalize

[ˈiːkwəlaɪz]
vt (= make equal) [+ rights, salaries] → garantir l'égalité de
vi [footballer] → égaliser

equalize

vt chances, opportunitiesausgleichen; incomes, prices, interest ratesangleichen
vi (Sport) → ausgleichen; the equalizing goal (Brit) → das Ausgleichstor

equalize

[ˈiːkwəˌlaɪz]
1. vt (society) → livellare; (wealth, possessions) → distribuire uniformemente; (salaries) → equiparare; (pressure, temperature) → rendere uniforme
2. vi (Sport) → pareggiare

equal

(ˈiːkwəl) adjective
the same in size, amount, value etc. four equal slices; coins of equal value; Are these pieces equal in size? Women want equal wages with men.
noun
one of the same age, rank, ability etc. I am not his equal at running.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈequalled , (American) ˈequaled
to be the same in amount, value, size etc. I cannot hope to equal him; She equalled his score of twenty points; Five and five equals ten.
equality (iˈkwoləti) noun
the state of being equal. Women want equality of opportunity with men.
ˈequalize, ˈequalise verb
to make or become equal. Our team were winning by one goal – but the other side soon equalized.
ˈequally adverb
All are equally good; He divided his chocolate equally between us.
equal to
fit or able for. I didn't feel equal to telling him the truth.

equalize

يُساوِي vyrovnat udligne gleichmachen εξομοιώνω equiparar, igualar tasapainottaa égaliser poravnati uguagliare 等しくする 같게 하다 gelijkmaken utjevne zrównać igualar выравнивать utjämna ทำให้เท่าเทียมกัน eşitlemek làm bằng nhau 使相等

equalize

vt. igualar, emparejar, uniformar.
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