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equate

[ē′kwāt]
(mathematics)
To state algebraically that two expressions are equal to one another.
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In Hart's sense, (12) therefore, where happiness is equatable with the sincere declaration of being happy, it is almost impossible to decide whether our writers, generally, are 'really' happy.
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This was allied with another idea, expressed in an 1878 article entitled "Zellseelen und Seelenzellen" [Cell-Souls and Soul-Cells], a quasi-spiritual element forming around a sense of substance-unity akin to, but not equatable to, God (Holt 1971:272).
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Some associations have been operating on an unequal dues proposition for a number of years and need to rethink the dues base to make it more equatable to the various constituencies.
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