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Equate

E`quate´
v. t.1.To make equal; to reduce to an average; to make such an allowance or correction in as will reduce to a common standard of comparison; to reduce to mean time or motion; as, to equate payments; to equate lines of railroad for grades or curves; equated distances.
[imp. & p. p. Equated; p. pr. & vb. n. Equating.]
Palgrave gives both scrolle and scrowe and equates both to F[rench] rolle.
- Skeat (Etymol. Dict. ).
Equating for grades
(Railroad Engin.) adding to the measured distance one mile for each twenty feet of ascent.
Equating for curves
adding half a mile for each 360 degrees of curvature.
Verb1.equate - consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; "We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"; "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"
Synonyms: liken, compare
2.equate - be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
Synonyms: correspond
3.equate - make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
accommodate, adjust, align, ally, apply, assimilate, associate, balance, bind, bracket, cancel, collimate, collineate, compare, compensate, connect, consider, coordinate, correlate, correspond, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, couple, draw a parallel, equalize, equidistance, even, even up, fit, follow, hold, identify, integrate, interrelate, level, liken, line up, link, match, paragon, parallel, parallelize, place parallel to, poise, proportion, realign, regard, relate, relativize, represent, similize, square, strike a balance, tie, treat, wed
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