e·quate / iˈkwāt/ • v. [tr.] consider (one thing) to be the same as or equivalent to another: customers equate their name with quality. ∎ [intr.] (equate to/with) (of one thing) be the same as or equivalent to (another): that sum equates to half a million pounds today. ∎ [tr.] cause (two or more things) to be the same in quantity or value: the level of prices will move to equate supply and demand. DERIVATIVES: e·quat·a·ble / -təbəl/ adj.
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