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  1. equate
  2. verb

    • 1. consider (one thing) to be the same as or equivalent to another:

      customers equate their name with quality
      Synonym : regard as the same as, regard as identical to, identify, liken to, compare, bracket, class, associate, connect, pair, link, relate, ally, think of together, set side by side
    • 2. (of one thing) be the same as or equivalent to (another):

      that sum equates to half a million pounds today
      Synonym : correspond, be equivalent, amount, equal, be the same as
    • 3. cause (two or more things) to be the same in quantity or value:

      the level of prices will move to equate supply and demand
      Synonym : equalize, balance, even out/up/off, level up/off, square, tally, match, make equal, make even, make level, make equivalent, make identical, make the same, make uniform
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: equate, 3rd person present: equates, gerund or present participle: equating, past tense: equated, past participle: equated