At a public hearing, one parent argued that Beloved was given a Lexile rating that equates to a 5th-grade reading level.
Combine that with his successful performances at the Republican debates and it all equates to his growing momentum.
It equates someone who decides to tell the world they're voting Meretz with someone who decides to tell the world they're gay.
In part, it seems that big now equates with importance and value.
Finally, Munayyer equates Palestinian violence with Israeli violence.
equates Halloween With ‘Terrorism,’ 2005 Foreign policy is not the only area where Chávez made some wacky comments.
These, it seems to me, is what the Left means by “Zionism” and why it equates the term with racism.
He equates them to the Sicilian Mafia, a criminal group within the population of Sicilians.
He equates reduced hours to reduced Church attendance and life that exists only on the Internet.
In the sentence immediately preceding that just quoted he equates the transcendental self with the notion of object in general.
early 15c., from Latin aequatus "level, levelled, even," past participle of aequare "make even or uniform, make equal," from aequus "level, even, equal" (see equal (adj.)). Earliest use in English was of astrological calculation, then "to make equal;" meaning "to regard as equal" is early 19c. Related: Equated; equating.