Equalize

  • 1 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]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 equalize — UK US (UK also equalise) /ˈiːkwəlaɪz/ verb [T] ► to make laws or treatment the same for all people or companies in a group or place: »The latest proposals would implement appropriate measures to equalize the conditions of global trade. »equalize… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 equalize — index compensate (counterbalance), conform, coordinate, counteract, neutralize, outbalance Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 equalize — 1580s, from EQUAL (Cf. equal) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Equalized; equalizing …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 equalize — (Amer.) e·qual·ize || iːkwÉ™laɪz v. make equal; make uniform, become equal (also equalise) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 equalize — [v] make the same; balance adjust, commeasure, communize, compare, coordinate, democratize, emulate, equal, equate, establish, even, even up, handicap, level, match, parallel, regularize, rival, smooth, socialize, square, standardize, trim;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 equalize — (also equalise) ► VERB 1) make or become equal. 2) level the score in a match by scoring a goal. DERIVATIVES equalization noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 equalize — [ē′kwəl īz΄] vt. equalized, equalizing 1. to make equal 2. to make uniform 3. to compensate for or correct (varying frequency or response characteristics) in recording, playback, etc. equalization n …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Equalize — Infobox album| Name = Equalize Type = Album Artist = Swami Released = flagicon|United Kingdom September 24, 2007 flagicon|India December 24, 2007 Recorded = 2006 2007 Genre = Pop, Hip Hop, Bhangra Label = DesiRock/Cigale (UK) EMI/Virgin (India)… …

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  • 10 equalize — [[t]i͟ːkwəlaɪz[/t]] equalizes, equalizing, equalized (in BRIT, also use equalise) 1) VERB To equalize a situation means to give everyone the same rights or opportunities, for example in education, wealth, or social status. [V n] Women in… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 equalize — UK [ˈiːkwəlaɪz] / US [ˈɪkwəˌlaɪz] verb Word forms equalize : present tense I/you/we/they equalize he/she/it equalizes present participle equalizing past tense equalized past participle equalized 1) [transitive] to make something the same in size …

    English dictionary

  • 12 equalize — equalization, n. /ee kweuh luyz /, v.t., equalized, equalizing. 1. to make equal: to equalize tax burdens. 2. to make uniform: to equalize a rate of production. Also, esp. Brit., equalise. [1580 90; EQUAL + IZE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 equalize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1600 transitive verb 1. to make equal 2. a. to compensate for b. to make uniform; especially to distribute evenly or uniformly < equalize the tax burden > c. to adjust or correct the frequ …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 equalize — verb Equalize is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑side …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 equalize — e|qual|ize also equalise BrE [ˈi:kwəlaız] v 1.) [T] to make two or more things the same in size, value, amount etc ▪ We have tried to equalize the workload between the different teachers. 2.) [i]BrE to get a point in a game, so that you have the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 equalize — e|qual|ize [ ikwə,laız ] verb 1. ) transitive to make something the same in size, amount, or importance for everyone in a place or for all the members of a group: The plan is to equalize spending for all school districts. 2. ) intransitive… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 equalize — verb attempts to equalize their earnings Syn: make equal, make even, even out/up, level, regularize, standardize, balance, square, match; bring into line …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 equalize — verb To make equal …

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  • 19 Equalize — Уравнивать; Стабилизировать; выравнивать; корректировать …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 20 equalize — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, accord, adapt, adjust, adjust to, align, assimilate, assimilate to, attune, balance, cancel, compensate, coordinate, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, cut to, dab, damp, drag, dress, dub, equal,… …

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