verb (used with object), e·quat·ed, e·quat·ing.
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Origin of equate
OTHER WORDS FROM equatee·quat·a·bil·i·ty, noune·quat·a·ble, adjectiveun·e·quat·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for equate
As people get older, they typically lose muscle mass and gain fat tissue — which equates to a decrease in basal metabolic rate of approximately 1 to 2 percent per decade.Some people can eat anything and not gain a pound. How metabolism affects the calories you burn each day.|Terezie Tolar-Peterson|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
For consumers of art, there really hasn’t ever been a better time—at least, not if you equate quantity with quality, or do not worry overmuch about the workers at the other end of the supply chain.Art has been brutalized by tech’s giants. How can it survive?|Konstantin Kakaes|December 23, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It’s important to note that fill power does not necessarily equate to warmth.
That equates to about 50 million people, equal—if two doses are needed—to 100 million doses.
Even if uniformity equates to order, that initial state was surely bland and dull.
It so oddly equates to our film, and the cultural moment we were in in 1965.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He equates them to the Sicilian Mafia, a criminal group within the population of Sicilians.American Gypsies Are a Persecuted Minority That Is Starting to Fight Back|Nina Strochlic|December 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Pic: Mike Kelley equates insanity and creativity, then negates the equation.
Finally, Munayyer equates Palestinian violence with Israeli violence.
Living in the Bachelor house equates to a lot of late nights.‘The Bachelor’: Ex-Contestant Leslie Hughes Spills Nine Secrets About the Show|Anna Klassen|March 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In fact, one theory of hypnosis equates the hypnotic state as a form of unconscious regression and need for submission.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis|Melvin Powers
In the sentence immediately preceding that just quoted he equates the transcendental self with the notion of object in general.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith