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e·quate

 (ĭ-kwāt′)
v. e·quat·ed, e·quat·ing, e·quates
v.tr.
1. To make equal or equivalent.
2. To reduce to a standard or an average; equalize.
3. To consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent: equates inexperience with youth.
v.intr.
1. To be or seem to be equal; correspond.
2. To result in: feared that high taxes would equate to a sluggish economy.

[Middle English equaten, from Latin aequāre, aequāt-, from aequus, even, equal.]

equate

(ɪˈkweɪt)
vb (mainly tr)
1. to make or regard as equivalent or similar, esp in order to compare or balance
2. (Mathematics) maths to indicate the equality of; form an equation from
3. (intr) to be equal; correspond
[C15: from Latin aequāre to make equal]
eˈquatable adj
eˌquataˈbility n

e•quate

(ɪˈkweɪt)

v.t. e•quat•ed, e•quat•ing.
1. to regard, treat, or represent as equivalent or comparable: to equate wealth with happiness.
2. to state the equality of or between; put in the form of an equation.
3. to reduce to an average or to a common standard of comparison.
[1375–1425; < Latin aequātus, past participle of aequāre to make equal, derivative of aequus equal]
e•quat′a•ble, adj.
e•quat`a•bil′i•ty, n.

equate


Past participle: equated
Gerund: equating

Imperative
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Present
I equate
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he/she/it equates
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Preterite
I equated
you equated
he/she/it equated
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Present Continuous
I am equating
you are equating
he/she/it is equating
we are equating
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Present Perfect
I have equated
you have equated
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Past Continuous
I was equating
you were equating
he/she/it was equating
we were equating
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Past Perfect
I had equated
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we had equated
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Future
I will equate
you will equate
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we will equate
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Future Perfect
I will have equated
you will have equated
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Future Continuous
I will be equating
you will be equating
he/she/it will be equating
we will be equating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been equating
you have been equating
he/she/it has been equating
we have been equating
you have been equating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been equating
you will have been equating
he/she/it will have been equating
we will have been equating
you will have been equating
they will have been equating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been equating
you had been equating
he/she/it had been equating
we had been equating
you had been equating
they had been equating
Conditional
I would equate
you would equate
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Past Conditional
I would have equated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.equate - 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"
consider, study - give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving"
2.equate - be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
equal, be - be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
3.equate - 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"

equate

verb
1. identify, associate, connect, compare, relate, mention in the same breath, think of in connection with, think of together I equate suits with power and authority.
2. make equal, match, balance, square, even up, equalize relying on arbitrage to equate prices between the various stock exchanges
3. be equal to, match, pair, parallel, agree with, compare with, offset, tally, liken, be commensurate with, correspond with or to the maximum compensation available, equating to six months' wages

equate

verb
1. To make equal:
2. To represent as similar:
Translations
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formulėlaikyti lygiulygtisprilyginti
pielīdzinātvienādot
klásť znamienko rovnosti medzi
eşit görmek

equate

[ɪˈkweɪt]
A. VT
1. (= compare) → equiparar (to, with con) (= link) → identificar (to, with con)
2. (Math) → poner en ecuación
B. VI to equate toequivaler a

equate

[ɪˈkweɪt]
vt (= regard as the same) to equate sth and sth, to equate sth with sth → assimiler qch à qch
to equate wealth with happiness → assimiler la richesse au bonheur
vi
to equate with sth (= be the same as) → égaler qch
equate to
vt fus
(= equal) → être égal à
(= mean) → signifier
High fees don't necessarily equate to high service → Rétributions importantes ne signifient pas forcément service de qualité.

equate

vt
(= identify)gleichsetzen, identifizieren (with mit); (= compare, treat as the same)auf die gleiche Stufe stellen, als gleichwertig hinstellen or betrachten; do not equate physical beauty with moral goodnessdu musst or darfst Schönheit nicht mit gutem Charakter gleichsetzen; to equate liberalism and conservatismLiberalismus mit Konservatismus gleichsetzen
(Math) → gleichsetzen (to mit)

equate

[ɪˈkweɪt] vt
a. to equate (with)identificare (con), considerare uguale a; (compare) → paragonare (a)
b. (Math) (make equal) → uguagliare
to equate A to B → mettere in equazione A e B

equate

(iˈkweit) verb
to regard as the same in some way. He equates money with happiness.
eˈquation (-ʒən) noun
1. a statement that two things are equal or the same. xy+xy=2xy is an equation.
2. a formula expressing the action of certain substances on others. 2H2 + O2 = 2 H2O is an equation.
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