Equalizing
Equalize E"qual*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Equalizing}.] [Cf. F. ['e]galiser.] 1. To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in amount or degree as compared; as, to equalize accounts, burdens, or taxes. [1913 Webster]

One poor moment can suffice To equalize the lofty and the low. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

No system of instruction will completely equalize natural powers. --Whately. [1913 Webster]

2. To pronounce equal; to compare as equal. [1913 Webster]

Which we equalize, and perhaps would willingly prefer to the Iliad. --Orrery. [1913 Webster]

3. To be equal to; equal; to match. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

It could not equalize the hundredth part Of what her eyes have kindled in my heart. --Waller. [1913 Webster]

{Equalizing bar} (Railroad Mach.), a lever connecting two axle boxes, or two springs in a car truck or locomotive, to equalize the pressure on the axles. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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