equate with/and

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of 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.

Word by Word Definitions

equate play
  1. : to make equal : equalize

  2. : to make such an allowance or correction in as will reduce to a common standard or obtain a correct result

  3. : to treat, represent, or regard as equal, equivalent, or comparable


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