equating equating  /ɪ ˈkweɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of regarding as equal

Usage(s):

  1. In PTI's annual look at the region's most remarkable places and experiences, we try to avoid equating the best with the most luxurious, the most popular and the trendiest.
  2. In PTI's annual look at the region's most remarkable places and experiences, we try to avoid equating the best with the most luxurious, the most popular and the trendiest.
  3. First, you're equating a reporter with accused criminals.

News

  • Do We Have The Wrong Idea About Charity?

    Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and accomplishments.
    on July 5, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "Major League Baseball has done a disservice to its progressive social history by equating southern whites with white supremacists," Jackson said in a statement. "I am surprised the professional league which helped change social attitudes in...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Jesse Jackson Source: USA Today

  2. "I'm not equating our governor with the governor of Illinois ...... but you can see what happens," Tedisco said.
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: James Tedisco Source: FOXNews

  3. "In the wake of the financial crisis, voices from the left and right are equating the free enterprise system with greed, exploitation and failure," Bush said.
    on Nov 13, 2008 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

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