equate verb

ADV. directly The constellations in the night sky cannot be directly equated with the heroes of Greek mythology. | roughly | simply | crudely crudely equating happiness with a high income

VERB + EQUATE can/cannot, could/could not | be difficult to, be hard to It's hard to equate this gentle woman with the monster portrayed in the newspapers.

PREP. with We are taught to equate beauty with success.

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