equate with/and


: to say or think that (something) is equal to or the same as (something else)
He equates disagreement with/and disloyalty.
You shouldn't equate material wealth with happiness.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Stephen Cook, Kent’s attorney in the lawsuit, said a settlement does not equate with exoneration. Mark Eddington, The Salt Lake Tribune, 21 Nov. 2022 The legend of a morose, non-communicative Pavelich doesn't equate with what the Bulldogs saw on the ice or in the locker room. Star Tribune, 5 Mar. 2021 Price does not necessarily equate with quality and support when shopping for boots. Danielle Zoellner, Health, 17 Feb. 2023 The bird-watching zone will include the Financial District, Chinatown, Beacon Hill, the West End, the North End, and Charlestown — spots people might not equate with premium bird encounters. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 26 Jan. 2023 Alas, old habits die hard, and new locations don’t always equate with a fresh start. Mark Eddington, The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Dec. 2022 The problem: These actions erode morale and don’t equate with higher productivity. Lynne Curry | Alaska Workplace, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Nov. 2022 The feature-length documentary investigates the timely story of racial conflict in Palm Springs, uncovering an even darker racist history that few would equate with the city’s progressive image. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 9 Nov. 2022 Recent elections in San Francisco and Los Angeles led to sweeping conclusions that voters have become wary about politicians seeking to reform the criminal justice system, which critics often equate with being soft on crime. Michael Smolenscolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 June 2022 See More

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“Equate with/and.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equate%20with%2Fand. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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