from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make equal: equalized the responsibilities of the staff members.
- transitive v. To make uniform.
- intransitive v. To constitute or induce equality, equilibrium, or balance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in amount or degree as compared.
- transitive v. To pronounce equal; to compare as equal.
- transitive v. To be equal to; equal; to match.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To be equal to; equal.
- To represent as equal; place on a level (with another).
- To make equal; cause to be equal in amount or degree as compared: as, to equalize accounts; to equalize burdens or taxes.
- Also spelled equalise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. compensate; make the score equal
- v. make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
From equal + -ize. (Wiktionary)