It equates someone who decides to tell the world they're voting Meretz with someone who decides to tell the world they're gay.
At a public hearing, one parent argued that Beloved was given a Lexile rating that equates to a 5th-grade reading level.
He equates them to the Sicilian Mafia, a criminal group within the population of Sicilians.
Combine that with his successful performances at the Republican debates and it all equates to his growing momentum.
He equates reduced hours to reduced Church attendance and life that exists only on the Internet.
equates Halloween With ‘Terrorism,’ 2005 Foreign policy is not the only area where Chávez made some wacky comments.
In part, it seems that big now equates with importance and value.
These, it seems to me, is what the Left means by “Zionism” and why it equates the term with racism.
Finally, Munayyer equates Palestinian violence with Israeli violence.
In the sentence immediately preceding that just quoted he equates the transcendental self with the notion of object in general.
early 15c., from Latin aequatus "level, levelled, even," past participle of aequare "make even or uniform, make equal," from aequus "level, even, equal" (see equal (adj.)). Earliest use in English was of astrological calculation, then "to make equal;" meaning "to regard as equal" is early 19c. Related: Equated; equating.