Definition of equalize
1 : to make equal
2a : to compensate forb : to make uniform; especially : to distribute evenly or uniformly equalize the tax burdenc : 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
equalizationplay \ˌē-kwə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Examples of equalize in a sentence
They are hoping to equalize pay for workers with similar jobs.
Educational opportunities have not yet equalized.
trying to equalize the pressure
First Known Use of equalize
EQUALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of equalize for English Language Learners
: to make (something) equal or to become equal
: to make (something) even or to become even
sports : to tie the score
EQUALIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of equalize for Students
: to make even or equal
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