equal·ize verb \ˈē-kwə-ˌlīz\
: to make (something) equal or to become equal
: to make (something) even or to become even
sports : to tie the score
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
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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