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Verb. To make something equivalent to something else.
"why do astronomical discoveries equivilate to the arousal of my autonomic system?"

"I do not think the Intifadah deserves the title "war". You equivilate war with "armed conflict" but it is not the same."

"It's all forces, kinetics, gravity, they all equivilate to the same end result."
by Shann and Seb August 02, 2006
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To make something equivalent to something else.
"I do not think the Intifadah deserves the title "war". You equivilate war with "armed conflict" but it is not the same."
by Shann and Seb August 03, 2006
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To draw an equivalence between things that is inappropriate or false. Commonly used in media criticism, to describe a tendency of centrist writers to insist that Both Sides are bad or wrong, and a fear of simply stating the facts if that would make them seem "biased" towards the side that is aligned with reality.
If Republicans say that the Earth was flat, the newspapers would just equivilate and say, "Shape of Earth: Views Differ".
by Auros September 03, 2019
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