Definition of Equalize

1. Verb. Compensate; make the score equal.

Exact synonyms: Equalise, Get Even
Generic synonyms: Hit, Rack Up, Score, Tally
Derivative terms: Equalisation, Equalization, Equalizer

2. Verb. Make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching. "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
Exact synonyms: Equal, Equalise, Equate, Match
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Homologise, Homologize, Homogenise, Homogenize, Draw, Tie
Related verbs: Equal, Match, Rival, Touch
Derivative terms: Equalisation, Equaliser, Equalization, Equalizer, Equal, Equation, Equator

Definition of Equalize

1. v. t. To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in amount or degree as compared; as, to equalize accounts, burdens, or taxes.

Definition of Equalize

1. Verb. To make equal. ¹

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Definition of Equalize

1. to make equal [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES] - See also: equal

Medical Definition of Equalize

1. 1. To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in amount or degree as compared; as, to equalize accounts, burdens, or taxes. "One poor moment can suffice To equalize the lofty and the low." (Wordsworth) "No system of instruction will completely equalize natural powers." (Whately) 2. To pronounce equal; to compare as equal. "Which we equalize, and perhaps would willingly prefer to the Iliad." (Orrery) 3. To be equal to; equal; to match. "It could not equalize the hundredth part Of what her eyes have kindled in my heart." (Waller) 4. Equalizing bar, a lever connecting two axle boxes, or two springs in a car truck or locomotive, to equalize the pressure on the axles. Origin: F. Egaliser. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Equalize

equality before the law
equality sign
equality signs
equalize (current term)
equalizing dividend
equals sign
equals signs

Literary usage of Equalize

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1. The Political Code of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1874)
"See "Power to equalize," discussed in note to Sec. 3693, po»t. ... This power to equalize does not go to the extent of striking off any property listed, ..."

2. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"Differences of wages which serve to equalize attractiveness of different occupations; domestic servants, university teachers, public employees, 131 — Sec. ..."

3. Economics and Politics: A Series of Papers Upon Public Questions Written on by Rowland Gibson Hazard (1889)
"1 Delivered in the General Assembly of Rhode Island during the January Session, 1851, on the Act introduced by RG Hazard to equalize the charges for ..."

4. A Documentary History of American Industrial Society by American Bureau of Industrial Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Eugene Allen Gilmore, John Rogers Commons, Helen Laura Sumner (1910)
"(2) Attempt to equalize Competition. The Avil, July 17, 1844. "Circular, issued by the Journeymen Cord- ..."

5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1859)
"... to equalize the Spirit Duties, and lay a Tax on Bankers' Cheques—The reception of the Budget is generally favourable—Remarks of Mr. Gladstone, ..."

6. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"equalize. To render the distribution of any number of men equal as to the ... To equalize a battalion, to tell off a certain number of companies in such a ..."

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