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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EQUATE

"By God, if he should try that—to equate her from Logical into reject—" He gestured helplessly.

One could not equate human ethics with the ethics of the Cytha.

It is a more serious difficulty that Paul knows of no Longobardic king with a name which we can equate with Sceaf.

No one aware of the dynamics of work and life today can equate the notion of majority with democracy.

The difficulty for Germany was, how to equate her world-wide ambitions with the restricted and diverse aims of Austria and Italy.

This will have to be reduced by nearly one-half, to equate it with the present measures of length.

Casembe sat before his hut on a equate seat placed on lion and leopard skins.

Thousands of differences perplex the attempt to equate the measure of moral desert to men.

Plato had the ideal of an education which should equate individual realization and social coherency and stability.

In other words, taxes and profits, by the operation of the laws of human nature, constantly tend to equate themselves.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin aequatus "level, levelled, even," past participle of aequare "make even or uniform, make equal," from aequus "level, even, equal" (see equal (adj.)). Earliest use in English was of astrological calculation, then "to make equal;" meaning "to regard as equal" is early 19c. Related: Equated; equating.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EQUATE

average

verbobtain numerical mean

averaging

verbobtain numerical mean
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