Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “equate to sth”

equate to sth

phrasal verb with equate     /ɪˈkweɪt/ verb [T]
to be the same in amount, number, or size: The price of such goods in those days equates to about $50 a kilo at current prices.Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
(Definition of equate to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of equate to sth

Translations of “equate to sth”

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More