Simple Definition of equalize
: to make (something) equal or to become equal
: to make (something) even or to become even
sports : to tie the score
Full Definition of equalize
1 : to make equal
2 a : to compensate for b : to make uniform; especially : to distribute evenly or uniformly <equalize the tax burden> c : to adjust or correct the frequency characteristics of (an electronic signal) by restoring to their original level high frequencies that have been attenuated
chiefly British : to tie the score
Examples of equalize
They are hoping to equalize pay for workers with similar jobs.
Educational opportunities have not yet equalized.
trying to equalize the pressure
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