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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous;
- Example: "We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"
- Example: "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"
[syn: compare, liken, equate]

2. be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics;
[syn: equate, correspond]

3. make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching;
- Example: "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"
- Example: "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
[syn: equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Equate \E*quate"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Equated; p. pr. & vb.
n. Equating.] [L. aequatus, p. p. of aequare to make level
or equal, fr. aequus level, equal. See Equal.]
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.
[1913 Webster]

Palgrave gives both scrolle and scrowe and equates both
to F[rench] rolle.                       --Skeat
(Etymol. Dict.
).
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measured distance one mile for each twenty feet of ascent.

Equating for curves, adding half a mile for each 360
degrees of curvature.
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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):equate
v 1: 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" [syn:
compare, liken, equate]
2: be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics [syn: equate,
correspond]
3: 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" [syn:
equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate]

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:57 Moby Thesaurus words for "equate":
accommodate, adjust, align, ally, apply, assimilate, associate,
balance, bind, bracket, cancel, collimate, collineate, compare,
compensate, connect, consider, coordinate, correlate, correspond,
counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, couple, draw a parallel,
equalize, equidistance, even, even up, fit, follow, hold, identify,
integrate, interrelate, level, liken, line up, link, match,
paragon, parallel, parallelize, place parallel to, poise,
proportion, realign, regard, relate, relativize, represent,
similize, square, strike a balance, tie, treat, wed

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