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equate

Pronunciation: /ɪˈkweɪt/

Translation of equate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (compare) equiparar; (identify) identificar* to equate sth with sth equiparar/identificar* algo con algo
    Example sentences
    • Over the years, people have come to equate his name with evil.
    • Those who equate hunting foxes with abusing children reduce humanity to the moral equivalent of mice.
    • Branding means equating your name to a certain topic, product, or service.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to equate with sth corresponder a algo he equates well with the popular concept of an absentminded professor corresponde muy bien a la idea que se tiene del profesor distraído

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