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equated, past tense; equated, past participle; equates, 3rd person singular present; equating, present participle;
  1. Consider (one thing) to be the same as or equivalent to another
    • - customers equate their name with quality
  2. (of one thing) Be the same as or equivalent to (another)
    • - that sum equates to half a million pounds today
  3. Cause (two or more things) to be the same in quantity or value
    • - the level of prices will move to equate supply and demand

  1. compare: consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; "We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"; "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"
  2. be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
  3. equal: make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
  4. (equating) equation: the act of regarding as equal
  5. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., like most large retail and grocery chains, offers store brands, commonly referred to as house brands or generic brands, which are low-priced alternatives to name brand products. Walmart has numerous store brands, each catering to a different consumer need or desire. ...
  6. Equate is a board game made by Conceptual Math Media where players score points by forming equations on a 19x19 game board. Equations appear across and down in a crossword fashion and must be mathematically correct. ...
  7. Test equating traditionally refers to the statistical process of determining comparable scores on different forms of an exam. Kolen, M.J., & Brennan, R.L. (1995). Test Equating. New York: Spring. It can be accomplished using either classical test theory or item response theory.
  8. To consider equal, to state as being equivalent
  9. Equating in the process of creating a function that maps a pattern of observed outcomes to a score such that the score obtained from two different forms of an assessment are equivalent. ...