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:   compare, correspond, equal, equalise, equalize, liken, match 

 See Also:   alter, be, change, consider, draw, equal, homogenise, homogenize, homologise, homologize, study, tie  
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 
 

