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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Capable of being made equivalent or comparable.

Usage examples (31)
  • Verb (used with object), : We cannot equate the possession of wealth with goodness. ,to equate growing prosperity with the physical health of a nation
  • There are some talented people that are equatable.
  • In a shorter test it emitted 800g of carbon dioxide, equatable to 36-38mpg.
  • In other words, ˜suicide™ should not be equatable with wrongful self-killing in the way that for more
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  • While the two teams had "equatable" (capable of being made equal) skills, the "equable" (even tempered) judge declared victory for only one, which was the most "equitable" (fair or reasonable) decision.
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