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### Meaning of EQUATE

 Pronunciation: i'kweyt WordNet Dictionary Definition: [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" [v]  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" [v]  be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics EQUATE is a 6 letter word that starts with E. Synonyms: See Also: Webster's 1913 Dictionary Definition: ```\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. Palgrave gives both scrolle and scrowe and equates both to F[rench] rolle. --Skeat (Etymol. Dict. ). {Equating for grades} (Railroad Engin.), adding to the measured distance one mile for each twenty feet of ascent. {Equating for curves}, adding half a mile for each 360 degrees of curvature. ``` Thesaurus Terms Related Terms: 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