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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of equate.


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  • In Japanese naval slang the term equated to “scum.”


  • It does seem that Watin equated basic colors with simple preparation and low cost.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • At a recent speech delivered at Yale University, Finkelstein equated the Jewish concern over Holocaust denial with a "level of mental hysteria."

    John Esposito: Muslims and the West

  • Fujimori's doctor, Alejandro Aguinaga, also one of eight Fujimori deputies in congress, said the long prison term equated to a "death sentence" for a man who already suffered bouts with hypertension and cancer.

    The Australian | News |

  • Hans Bishop said then that based on supporting clinical data, the price tag equated to about $23,000 per added month of survival for a patient, which compared "very favorably to many other widely used oncology products in similar advanced disease settings."

    Medicare to Weigh Coverage for Dendreon Drug

  • I don't agree with Huckabee in any way, shape, or form, but I think it's grasping to say that he has "equated" homosexuality with bestiality.

    Huckabee Directly Equates Homosexuality With Bestiality

  • Then he kind of equated him to an old uncle that you don't always listen to, that you don't agree with.

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2008

  • Ever since Einstein "equated" mass, energy, and the speed of light, "matter" has snuck further and further under vast carpets of waves and patterns that, if still somehow "matter," ain't what matter used to be.

    Science & 'The Demon-Haunted World': An Exchange

  • I certainly did not say that the English doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty is to be "equated" with the term "ancien régime," but suggested that the earliness of the English Revolution allowed the British state to escape most of the impact of radical political thought from the late eighteenth century onward, so that it has survived as an archaic structure nearer, in many ways, to a seventeenth-century monarchy than to a modern republic.

    The Bullet of Devolution

  • "When we did it, I kind of equated it to the Apollo," Michigan State athletic director Mark

    The Seattle Times


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