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  1. e·qual·ize
    IPA[ˈēkwəˌlīz]
  2. verb

    • 1. make the same in quantity, size, or degree throughout a place or group:

      incentives to equalize funding for school districts
    • 2. become equal to a specified or standard level:

      equal volumes tend to equalize in temperature
    • 3. make uniform in application or effect:

      the act was structured to equalize the status of a defendant
      Synonym : make equal, make even, even out/up/off, make level, level (up/off), make uniform, make the same, make consistent, regularize, standardize, bring into line, balance, square, match
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: equalize, 3rd person present: equalizes, gerund or present participle: equalizing, past tense: equalized, past participle: equalized

    • verb

      make the same in quantity, size, or degree throughout a place or group:

      make uniform in application or effect:

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