Simple Definition of equate
: to say or think that (two things) are equal or the same
Full Definition of equate
2 : to treat, represent, or regard as equal, equivalent, or comparable <equates disagreement with disloyalty>
: to correspond as equal
Examples of equate in a sentence
You shouldn't equate those two things.
<a value system that equates money with success>
Origin and Etymology of equate
Middle English, from Latin aequatus, past participle of aequare
First Known Use: 15th century
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