Translation of equate in Spanish:


equiparar, v.

Pronunciation /ɪˈkweɪt//əˈkweɪt/

transitive verb

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    (compare) equiparar
    (identify) identificar
    to equate sth with sth equiparar/identificar algo con algo
    • I liked the section equating sanctions with weapons of mass destruction.
    • Those who equate hunting foxes with abusing children reduce humanity to the moral equivalent of mice.
    • By effectively branding one of its professors racist and equating his opinion with the stance of the entire department, what effect can there be but a bad opinion of the department?
    • The American press lavishes attention on efforts of top execs to maximize their profits, equating their net worth with high moral character.
    • Another way of cutting back your spending is to equate the cost with the amount of time you'll have to work to pay for it.
    • The cave dwellers equate the shadows with reality, naming them, talking about them, and even linking sounds from outside the cave with the movements on the wall.
    • No one is equating babies with commodities, but the principles of supply and demand apply.
    • The two doctors say they were forced to pull out of providing cover because the hospital was not paying them enough to cover costs, equating their contracts to charity work.
    • ‘You don't have to be musical, so anyone can learn,’ says Helen, who equates a ten-minute peal to a light workout with weights in a gym.
    • The fashion for equating chimps with children is based on a degraded view of humanity and an ignorance about animals.
    • Presidents are fond of equating their power with benevolent leadership.
    • Branding means equating your name to a certain topic, product, or service.
    • Over the years, people have come to equate his name with evil.
    • We must not then make the mistake of equating the two.
    • African American political and civic leaders say that equating a challenge to a judge's nomination with the kidnappings, atrocities and murders that black Americans faced during more than a half-century of lynchings is inappropriate.
    • Suspicious buyers could draw the wrong conclusions, equating cosy partnerships with greedy cartels.
    • That is probably the main impression, but that's not to say that people are equating the two.
    • Don't make the mistake of equating this position with that one.
    • ‘This is really a question of listeners equating machines with human beings who are being understood to perform servile functions,’ she said.
    • Therefore, there is contextual Biblical evidence for equating these two Hebrew words, at least in some cases.

intransitive verb

to equate with

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