Meaning of equate
Pronunciation: (i-kwāt'), [key]
— e•quat•ed, e•quat•ing.
- to regard, treat, or represent as equivalent: We cannot equate the possession of wealth with goodness.
- to state the equality of or between; put in the form of an equation: to equate growing prosperity with the physical health of a nation.
- to reduce to an average; make such correction or allowance in as will reduce to a common standard of comparison.
- equate (Thesaurus)