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Definition of Equate

Equate

  1. 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.

Equate Quotations

We can't equate democracy with Christianity because the largest democracy on earth is India, which is primarily Hindu. The third largest democracy is Indonesia, which is Islamic. Democracy and freedom are not dependent on Christian beliefs.
Jimmy Carter

Death comes at you no matter what you do in this life, and to equate drugs with death is a facile comparison.
Jerry Garcia

I can't even explain to you how terrible that feels, that I equate dating a woman with punishment, shame, guilt, disappointment, reproach, reprimand, persecution. It's a nightmare.
John Mayer

Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.
Stephen Jay Gould

I've learned that friendship does not equate business, business does not equate friendship.
Jill Scott
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Equate Translations

equate in German is gleichstellen
equate in Italian is equiparare
equate in Spanish is igualar

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