equate to

phrasal verb

equated to; equating to; equates to
: to be the same as or similar to (something) : to equal
Disagreement doesn't equate to disloyalty.

Examples of equate to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although above normal temperatures doesn’t always equate to extreme heat. Brayden Garcia, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 3 June 2024 That equates to the model being able to correctly distinguish between someone who’s likely to get breast cancer and someone who isn’t about 60% of the time. Angus Chen, STAT, 21 May 2024 When the cost of gas passed $6 per gallon last year, the thousands of miles driven weekly equated to thousands of dollars each week. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024 That money was subsequently used to add Brooks, who has averaged 152 tackles the past three seasons, which equates to 9.3 per game, and Walker, who has started 75 games and produced three 100-plus tackle seasons in his seven-year career. Omar Kelly, Miami Herald, 5 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for equate to 

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“Equate to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equate%20to. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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