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Meaning of EQUALIZE

Pronunciation:  'eekwu`lIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  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"
  2. [v]  compensate; make the score equal

EQUALIZE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: equal, equalise, equalise, equate, get even, match
 See Also: alter, change, draw, hit, homogenise, homogenize, homologise, homologize, rack up, score, tally, tie



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E"qual*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equalized}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Equalizing}.] [Cf. F. ['e]galiser.]
1. To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in
   amount or degree as compared; as, to equalize accounts,
   burdens, or taxes.

         One poor moment can suffice To equalize the lofty
         and the low.                          --Wordsworth.

         No system of instruction will completely equalize
         natural powers.                       --Whately.

2. To pronounce equal; to compare as equal.

         Which we equalize, and perhaps would willingly
         prefer to the Iliad.                  --Orrery.

3. To be equal to; equal; to match. [Obs.]

         It could not equalize the hundredth part Of what her
         eyes have kindled in my heart.        --Waller.

{Equalizing bar} (Railroad Mach.), a lever connecting two
   axle boxes, or two springs in a car truck or locomotive,
   to equalize the pressure on the axles.

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